Carbon Offset Program

Manatee Fresh is a carbon neutral shipper offsetting the carbon output of our inbound and delivery shipments. We offset over 20 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide by supporting a reforestation program in Brazil through CarbonFund.org. 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION

Near city of Feijó in the State of Acre, Brazil

PROJECT TYPE

Forest Conservation

TOTAL SIZE

Approximately 500,000 acres (200,000 hectares)

STANDARD

Climate, Community and Biodiversity Standard (CCBS) with Triple Gold Distinction and Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)

ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS

  • Reduce carbon dioxide emissions
  • Mitigate climate change
  • Conserve habitat for endemic bird species and threatened tree species
  • Improve local water quality
  • Retain top soil and control erosion

COMMUNITY BENEFITS

  • Establish alternative sources of income and employment opportunities
  • Provide agricultural extension training
  • Grant official land tenure
  • Social projects and programs such as commercializing the collection, transport and sale of açaí, rubber and medicinal plants