Participating in a Cleaner World

Aug 13, 2012 8:15 AM ET

UPS has created a strict set of offset guidelines with the goal of purchasing high quality projects that are both environmentally and socially responsible, maximizing the impact we are able to make.

These guidelines require the carbon offset program has:

  • been certified by one or more third-party standard
  • documentation regarding emissions reduction and monitoring
  • proper registration to ensure the offset isn’t double counted
  • avoided harming the environment in any way (such as by simply relocating emissions)
  • created permanent jobs and regional improvement

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