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In recognition of its commitment to quality, service, impact and innovation, Natural Capital Partners has once again won the Best Offset Retailer and Best Advisory Service awards from Environmental Finance.
"These awards are testament to our approach," says Mark LaCroix, Executive Vice-President of Client Solutions. "As a trusted advisor to our clients we are able to provide them with the highest quality solutions to meet their specific requirements, working with our comprehensive network of the best project partners in the world."
“We are proud and humbled to have once again been recognised,” said Stephen Killeen, CEO of Natural Capital Partners. “Our success would not be possible without the network of partners we have the privilege to work with around the world. Their passion to deliver positive impacts for our climate, for communities and for nature, means we can deliver to our clients the highest quality, most innovative solutions to meet their many and varied business and climate goals,” he continued. Read more.
“We are delighted to have once again received these accolades,” said Stephen Killeen, CEO of Natural Capital Partners. “We are gratified by the trust placed in us by more than 300 corporate clients to help them achieve their emission reduction goals, renewable energy targets and sustainability plans. We are also very grateful for the collaboration of our project partners. Through their innovation and expertise, we are able to deliver the solutions which are critical to low carbon sustainable development,” he continued. Read more.
Executive Vice President of the Americas at Natural Capital Partners, Mark LaCroix, has been inducted into the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (WMSBF) Hall of Fame. This honor is given in recognition of his achievements in progressing positive environmental action by businesses throughout North America. Read more.
“In our twentieth year as a company, we are delighted to win the category of Best Offset Retailer once again. The award is a testament to the leadership and commitment of our clients in reducing their climate impacts, the innovation and quality of the projects we work with all over the world, and the expertise and collaboration of our partners throughout the industry,” commented Stephen Killeen, CEO of Natural Capital Partners. Read more.
As named by the readers of Environmental Finance, we are honoured to receive the Best Offset Retailer award for the sixth consecutive year. The award recognises our continual commitment to quality and innovation in delivering solutions to our clients’ environmental and sustainability requirements.
Privileged to be recognised for the fifth consecutive year as Best Offset Retailer by our peers in the industry. Read more
Continuing our previous success, we are honoured to be voted Best Offset Retailer for the fourth year running. Read more
Recognised for the third year running as Best Offset Retailer. Read more
Delighted to be voted Best Offset Retailer for the second year. Read more
This category was the most contested award title in the whole survey. Market participants were invited to vote based on efficiency and quality of service, reliability in the market, and ability to adapt to changing market conditions.
Thrilled to be voted Best Offset Retailer by our peers in the industry.
Fetzer Vineyards has won a UN Momentum for Change Award for becoming the first certified CarbonNeutral® wine company in the US, operating on 100% renewable energy, and working towards net positive, regenerative practices. Worldwide, agriculture accounts for around 13% of total global emissions, making it the second biggest emitter after the energy sector. Fetzer Vineyards is demonstrating that a profitable agri-businesses can achieve impactful climate goals. Hear more about Fetzer Vineyard’s work here.
Leading British retailer M&S has been recognised for achieving and maintaining carbon neutrality across its global operations since 2014. The United Nations (UN) Momentum for Change Climate Solutions Award 2017 was given to M&S for its exemplar carbon reduction strategy which includes sourcing 100% renewable electricity and carbon offsets through Natural Capital Partners to achieve net zero emissions. Read more.
Freshfields and Natural Capital Partners took second place with a bronze award in the Best Environmental or Sustainability Programme category at this year’s Corporate Engagement Awards. This was a joint submission which recognises the collaborative partnership between Freshfields and Natural Capital Partners in the development and delivery of an innovative 10-year carbon neutral programme.
Freshfields has been highly commended in the Offset Programme of the Year category for its 10-year commitment to carbon neutrality. Through its Reforestation in East Africa Programme (REAP), Freshfields will engage over 8,000 smallholder farmers to improve their lives through planting two million trees. These trees will sequester roughly 220,000 tonnes CO2e to meet the company’s carbon neutral target. Freshfields has been carbon neutral since 2007, but in 2015 made this longer-term commitment to enhance the social and environmental impact of its carbon neutral programme.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development recognises Bettys & Taylors’ work to build a sustainable tea and coffee supply chain. Over the last few years, the family business has transformed the way it works with suppliers and growers, helping them become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Natural Capital Partners is pleased to be supporting Taylors of Harrogate with one of its supply chain initiatives in Kenya. The 10 year programme will see the business work with key supply partner, the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and engaging more than 3,000 tea farmers to plant one million trees, delivering carbon sequestration and a range of livelihood benefits.
Marks and Spencer has been awarded the Carbon Reduction/Offset Programme of the Year award in recognition of its comprehensive efforts to reduce the emissions associated with the operation of the business. Marks and Spencer has been carbon neutral since 2012 through a combination of internal emission reductions and a portfolio of carbon-finance projects from Natural Capital Partners.
Announced in conjunction with the fifth annual Climate Leadership Conference in Seattle, Microsoft has been awarded an Organisational Leadership award for its innovative carbon fee model, used to fund a range of internal and external projects to deliver the emission reductions to meet Microsoft’s carbon neutral target. The Climate Leadership Awards recognise organisations that exemplify extraordinary leadership in their response to climate change, including the engagement of peers, partners and supply chain.
Microsoft has been recognised for its innovative carbon fee model in the ‘Financing for Climate Friendly Investment’ category of Lighthouse Activities under the UNFCCC Momentum for Change programme. The carbon fee is used to fund Microsoft’s carbon neutral programme which includes supporting a portfolio of carbon finance and renewable energy projects around the world. The award recognises the carbon fee as an innovative, replicable example of climate action to accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy.
At the annual Sustainability Leaders Awards ceremony, Willmott Dixon was praised for its ‘exceptional progress’ on reducing its carbon footprint, which includes being the first carbon neutral construction company in the UK. Combined with a number of internal reduction initiatives, Willmott Dixon’s selection of offset projects bring significant social benefits to global communities, enabling the business to align its programme with its wider focus on community transformation.