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Top Ten Tips for Purchasing Carbon Offsets

21 August 2007
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A briefing that outlines the top ten tips for purchasing carbon offsets.

1. Understand what offsets are
2. Decide how many offsets you need
3. Develop a tailored offset strategy
4. Decide how you plan to buy offsets
5. Choose the offset standard that best suits you
6. Undertake due diligence on projects
7. Talk to different sellers
8. Ensure that offsets are retired on a credible GHG registry
9. Be transparent about your offset purchases
10. Review your approach to offsetting on a regular basis

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