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MEDA Launches Sarona Green Carbon Offset Program

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Mennonite Economic Development Association has developed a unique carbon offset program that enables triple-bottom-line projects and companies that are too small to qualify for most carbon offset dollars to access this form of financing. MEDA provides carbon offsets to donors using its own projects. Because MEDA is involved in these projects, it costs much less to certify them and MEDA can assure their quality.

Carbon offset donors learn where and how their carbon was offset and are notified when it has been completed. Sarona Green not only sells carbon offsets, but also provides a vehicle for MEDA members to invest in triple-bottom-line projects in emerging markets.

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Carbon offset program to reduce impact of air travel to Mennonite World Conference

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Strasbourg, France – Mennonite World Conference is working toward the “greening” of its 2009 global assembly in Paraguay by compensating for the exhaust emissions of air travel.

It will utilize a new carbon offset program launched by Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), an agency that specializes in business solutions to poverty. The program, called the MEDA Green Investment Fund, promotes renewable energy sources by investing in environmentally beneficial businesses in developing countries.
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Rockway Mennonite Church Initiates Carbon Offset Program

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Members of Rockway Mennonite Church, Kitchener, ON, have gotten our their calculators and their check books lately. They’ve been figuring out how much C02 their lifestyles are putting into the air and offsetting that amount at the rate of $30 per tonne. (more…)

 

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