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    As part of their EarthSmart® initiative, FedEx has chosen BP Target Neutral as sole provider of carbon offsets to neutralise the transport emissions associated with the global delivery of every FedEx® envelope.

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  • How it works

    How carbon offsetting works

    Adam Hart-Davis explains how carbon offsetting works in his inimitable style

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    Fedex

    FedEx has chosen BP Target Neutral as sole provider of carbon offsets.

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Latest news

BP supporting Masdar to Offset Carbon Impact of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week this January

Masdar, BP partnership to help mitigate carbon impact of delegate travel and operations at biggest international sustainability event in the Middle East.

Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, has announced BP as the “Official Carbon Offset Partner” for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2015 – a yearly event that unites the international community in an effort to address the interconnected challenges of energy and water security, climate risk and sustainable development. The event, January 17-24, combines the World Future Energy Summit, International Water Summit and EcoWaste conferences.


This is the second year BPTN is helping to mitigate the carbon impact of the summit.

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Additional benefits of carbon offsetting valued at $664 per credit

Offsetting one tonne of carbon dioxide brings an additional $664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction projects are based, according to research published today.

ICROA info graphic showing breakdown of $664 figure

The research, carried out by Imperial College London in partnership with the International Carbon Reduction and Offsetting Alliance (ICROA), demonstrates how purchasing carbon credits creates economic development opportunities, aids environmental conservation and helps improve people’s lives by delivering household savings, health benefits and improving water resources, among other social benefits.

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BP Target Neutral offsets the D.C. travel of Team USA Paralympians and Olympians

Tatyana McFadden holding medal

Members of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Team, including several of BP’s 2014 Athlete Ambassadors, were honoured for their accomplishments at the Sochi Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games at a reception recently in Washington DC.

BP was the title sponsor of the congressional reception which is held at the conclusion of each Olympiad. The festivities also featured a visit to the White House.

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World class athletes reducing their carbon footprint

Some of the US athletes, Olympic and Paralympic, have been telling BP Target Neutral what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprint.

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Samba School – how offsetting reaches unlikely places

It’s probably fair to say that when most people think of offsetting, they think of tree planting. And that is one way that offsetting can have a positive effect on the world. Some offsetting projects go further however like at the biomass project in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where they certainly bring smiles to local faces.

Children play music

Every year the project donates a percentage of their sustainably fired building blocks to local causes, such as a learning centre for young adults with disabilities and a samba school for marginalized children. The children really take sustainability seriously – they even use old computer keyboards as percussion instruments. By offsetting your travel carbon footprint with BP Target Neutral, as well as making a difference to the environment, you’re also supporting the valuable social and economic benefits to local communities like Rio Bonito.

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