2016 GRT: A Carbon Neutral Event
Thanks to the sponsorship of Escarus, the 2016 UNEP FI Global Roundtable will be a carbon neutral event. Using their unique SıfırKarbon (Zero Carbon) methodology, they will measure the carbon emissions generated due to the event and then purchase Gold Standard Carbon Offsets to make the event carbon neutral.
SıfırKarbon Principles approaches a climate footprint of an organization in a standardized, reliable and verifiable way, and is based on robust and internationally accepted methodologies.All attendees will be required to fill out a brief emission calculation survey and the event organizers will provide information about the venue, food, paper, energy sources, and more to provide Escarus with the information that they need to conduct the carbon emission calculations.
TSKB Sustainability Consultancy, Escarus – a subsidiary of Industrial Development Bank of Turkey (TSKB) – is a consulting company offering various sustainability solutions. Founded on the vast sustainability experience of the TSKB, carbon emissions calculations and offsets are only one of the many services that they offer. Escarus’ services focus on fields such as management systems (sustainability and environmental &social), sustainability finance, due diligence&monitoring, climate change, analysis, and sustainability training.
To learn more, visit their website or come to the Lightening Round on Day 2 of the Global Roundtable to hear their CEO Hulya Kurt talk about how their solutions help implement sustainability into corporate structures and strategies.