Carbon Offset: Plan Vivo System
Plan Vivo is a participatory planning and project monitoring
system created by ECCM in 1996 for promoting sustainable livelihoods
in rural communities through the creation of verifiable carbon
The Plan Vivo System is being applied in Mexico, Mozambique,
Uganda and India to generate verifiable carbon credits for
sale on the voluntary market and, potentially, for eligibility
under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM within the Kyoto
All these projects have carbon credits available for purchase.
Through the Plan Vivo System, organisations, companies and
individuals can not only help mitigate climate change by offsetting
their GHG emissions but also can help communities in developing
countries invest in their own future, while protecting biodiversity,
soil and water quality.
To find out more, visit the Plan Vivo website at
www.planvivo.org or download our information sheet here
If you would like to purchase certified Plan Vivo carbon
credits or use the Plan Vivo system to develop a carbon management
project, please email email@example.com.
Latest carbon offset purchases:
The Worldbank IBRD offsetting their GHG emissions for the
second year running.
The UK Government DFID Forest Research Program offsetting
their GHG emisisons for 2003. NR International Ltd., managers
of 5 of DFID's renewable natural resources research programmes,
offsetting their GHG emisisons for 2004.