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Guardian

Guardian Business article: Forget carbon offsetting, insetting is the future

"Forget carbon offsetting, insetting is the future" Click to original Guardian article … READ MORE >

Insetting

Insetting: reducing emissions that other approaches cannot reach

There’s an emerging new approach in town, Insetting, being used by businesses to bolster their commodity supply chains, develop better relationships with smallholder farmers and reduce ‘difficult to reach’ Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions inextricably linked to their operations, in far-flung parts of the world. An example is shade tree planting over coffee crops, which can improve the growth environment , buffer against weather shocks and sequester carbon at the same time.… READ MORE >

"Smell the coffee while you can"

“Weather changes are affecting our coffee supply chains now, and will do so even more over the next five years”. This is one of the most dominant, stand-out messages from my recent survey of coffee producers, buyers and NGOs for a Masters dissertation.… READ MORE >