Carbon offset operators in France: How to categorize them[Research paper] by Néné Maïga

2014-04-19

Néné Maïga graduated from HEC in 2012.

Very different actors participate in the French carbon offset sector: companies, foundations but also NGOs. The rules of the sector (standard‘s criteria), while they may appear relatively strict, allow for considerable variety in the way carbon credit operators behave. This in turn impacts on their relationship with carbon credit buyers and with those who implement carbon saving projects. There is however a clear difference between the ethical operators and the rest. Criteria helping to differentiate between them include relationship with customers, the degree of transparency, the choice of standards and the share of carbon credit price going to the operator

Quote article  Néné Maïga, « Carbon offset operators in France: How to categorize them », 19 april 2014, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/353.sls

In the same section

Energy Transition - The German Energiewende - by Craig Morris & Martin Pehnt

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Elie Simon

Germany has set itself ambitious goals regarding the transition from nuclear energy and fossil fuels to renewables. The report explains why and how the country is taking on this project and which challenges it will face in the future. The authors also highlight its effects on the German economy,...

>>Read more

The Livelihoods Venture

[Initiative]

[Initiative] : Juliette Carcano

At a time when carbon market is strongly criticized, the Livelihoods Fund is an original initiative – created in 2011 by Danone and three other companies, that uses carbon offsetting mechanisms as a powerful and innovative tool to create sustainable economic, social and environmental value...

>>Read more

Ecology, community and lifestyle

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Margaux Vinez

We are going through a deep ecologic crisis. It is no longer a debate, but an everyday reality. Until now, ecological movements seem unable to provide solutions. They are misguided by focusing only on resource management and pollution, instead of challenging the capitalist and techno-industrial way...

>>Read more

Uneconomic growth, entropy, ecology, economy - by Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : David Roger

Economic development can not continue if the economic thinking is not deeply redesigned. It must give up its classical mecanism and become more transdisciplinary, in particular by taking into account the principles of thermodynamics which link techno-economic development, biologic evolution, global...

>>Read more

The French AMAPs: a partnership between consumers and producers

[Essay]

[Essay] : Maëlle Gasc

This past decade has seen the emergence of a new form of retail outlets for agricultural products in France. In the thousand of French AMAPs, consumers can find fresh and seasonal products chosen and delivered weekly by the producer himself. This appealing project is also very demanding, and...

>>Read more

With the same doctype

Research paper

Private Equity: Factor of economic... What is Private Equity (PE)? What are... by Gaëtan Irrmann
“Provoking (the right) titles” - by... The co-director at Max Milo editions as... by Luis de Miranda
Les politiques de "diversité des... For several years, companies have been... by Aude Burel
What is the link between Degrowth and... In our society, work is preached like... by Claire-Isabelle Roquebert
"Degrowth": genealogy and circulation... In this paper, we intend to analyze the... by Michaël Bruckert
How is it possible to follow the ideas... “Degrowth” is the idea that an... by Anne Hurand
Al Amana, critical analysis of a... Al Amana is a Moroc-credit association... by Yazid Arifi
Leadership and responsibility for HEC... “CEO” and “responsibility” are... by Julien Lacaze
Stakeholder relations and development... The research paper seeks to answer the... by Csilla Nárai
The impacts of economy’s... This work aims at exploring and... by Yazid Arifi