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Over 90% of companies rate environmental benefits as key motivation for interest in carbon offsets

Dublin 23rd September 2009: EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading carbon credits from greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, has partnered with Baker McKenzie LLP, a leading climaate change law firm and ClimateBiz, the resource for climate management, to launch the second edition of The Carbon Management and Offsetting Trends Survey Report 2009.

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Calling all Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Professionals

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Calling all Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Professionals

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Visit EcoSecurities at The Carbon Show 2009

The Carbon Show launches on the 29th and 30th September 2009 at ExCel London. The exhibition will deliver advice and solutions on trading, reducing and managing carbon for businesses across the UK and Europe.

EcoSecurities will be exhibiting at The Carbon Show, so come and visit us on stand 120 to gain valuable guidance and resources to help your organisation transition to a low carbon economy.

Lisa Ashford, Head of Voluntary and New Markets at EcoSecurities will be formally launching The Carbon Management and Offsetting Trends Report 2009 on September 29th at the exhibition. Find out what more than 275 leading multinational organisations are doing in terms of the carbon management strategies they are deploying and what impact the economic and legislative situation may have had.

To pre register to secure your free place at the carbon show click on the following link http://www.thecarbonshow.com/

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EcoSecurities’ International Climate Change Policy Summary

Author: Meghan Schloat, Policy Manager, US Regulatory Affairs

House passess Waxman Markey Climate Bill

The House of Representatives approved landmark climate legislation in a close vote late Friday June 26th.

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Canada Day Celebrations – Borealis Offsets Plant Final Trees at McPhee Creek Afforestation Project

Borealis Offsets helped to officially mark Canada Day yesterday by planting the final trees at their afforestation project which is located 20 km northwest of Prince George in British Columbia. The project involved the planting of 120,000 tress of mixed native species planted over 75HA of marginal unused bare land, creating a managed sub-boreal forest ecosystem.

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Successfully Navigating the Carbon Offsetting Standards Maze Part I -hosted by EcoSecurities and 2 Degrees, with guest speakers from CCAR, Environmental Defense Fund, Gold Standard and the Voluntary Carbon Standard.

Organisations who are contemplating becoming Carbon Neutral are faced with a myriad of choices with regards to offset standards. Its a confusing issue and one for which there is no right or wrong answer. It all depends on the brand, culture and sustainability goals of each individual organisation. EcoSecurities facilitated an interactive discussion on the key issues which need to be considered when any organisation is contemplating which carbon offsets to use as part of any overall carbon management strategy.

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EcoSecurities, Conservation International (CI), ClimateBiz and the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) findings of their recent Forest Carbon Offsetting Trends survey 2009.

Find out what 120 global, multinational and regional organisations attitudes are to forest carbon projects in general. In addition the report also examines the motivating factors behind corporate decisions to purchase forest carbon offsets and the perceptions which organisations have regarding the additional community and biodiversity benefits that many forestry projects often provide.

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EcoSecurities and ClimateBiz findings of the carbon offsetting trends survey 2008.

Find out what 65 leading multinational organisations are doing in terms of their carbon management strategies. This primary quantitative research study provides industry insight and benchmarks regarding some of the strategies that are being utilised to help the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Summary of the UNFCCC Climate Change Talks in Bonn

The UN Climate Change Talks in Bonn concluded on Friday 12th June.
Yvo de Boer, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention in Climate Change (UNFCCC) stated

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EcoSecurities registers the largest project under the Gold Standard

Successfully Navigating the Carbon Offsetting Standards Maze’ Webinar – Part II – hosted by EcoSecurities and 2degrees, with guest speakers from CCAR, Environmental Defense Fund, Gold Standard and the Voluntary Carbon Standard.

After the popularity of the last ‘Navigating the Carbon Offsetting Standards Maze – Part I’ webinar, EcoSecurities hosted a follow up webinar, which built on the topics discussed in Part I. This interactive follow up discussion is ideal for organisations who are contemplating becoming ‘Carbon Neutral’.

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Forest Carbon Offsetting Survey 2009

The findings and feedback from the forest carbon offsetting survey – hosted by EcoSecurities and 2degrees, with guest speakers from EcoSecurities, WWF, Voluntary Carbon Standard, World Bank and the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance.

EcoSecurities partnered with Conservation International, Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and ClimateBiz to conduct a survey on forest carbon offsets, with the objective to better understand what motivates forest carbon offset buyers and what does the industry need to do to help stimulate the market and increase awareness regarding forestry projects.

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EcoSecurities and ARC Sustainability partner to green and neutralize emissions from the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Produced by 2009 Conference

New York, US, 16th June 2009: EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects and ARC Sustainability, the environmental consulting firm responsible for greening such high-profile productions as the 2008 Democratic National Convention and Al Gores Live Earth global climate concerts, recently collaborated in greening and neutralizing the carbon emissions which resulted from the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Produced by 2009 Conference.

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Forest Carbon Offsetting Survey 2009

The North American findings and feedback from the forest carbon offsetting survey webinar – hosted by Greener World Media and 2degrees, with guest speakers from EcoSecurities, Conservation International, Dell and Borealis.

EcoSecurities partnered with Conservation International, Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and ClimateBiz to conduct a survey on forest carbon offsets, with the objective to better understand what motivates forest carbon offset buyers and what does the industry need to do to help stimulate the market and increase awareness regarding forestry projects.

Greener World Media will facilitate an interactive discussion to further explore the findings from the survey specifically focusing on the North American data and the trends which have been highlighted by the research study compared with trends seen in other geographical regions

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