Remarkable Achievement towards Climate Change Mitigation: UPM’s Sichuan Household Biogas PoA avoids 4.5 Million Tons of GHG Emissions

Beijing/Munich, 03 December 2018 | News Release UPM is delighted to announce that its Gold Standard and CDM certified Sichuan Household Biogas Programme of Activities (PoA) has avoided to date a total of 4.5 million tons of GHG emissions. This new emission reduction milestone is equivalent to GHG emissions of almost 1 million passenger cars […]

UPM’s Sichuan Household Biogas PoA gets its 4th Issuance and will be showcased at the upcoming Gold Standard’s Grow to Zero Conference

Beijing/Munich, 16 April 2018 | News Release On 10 April 2018, UPM’s flagship project, the Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas Development Programme of Activities (PoA), had its fourth issuance with nearly 750,000 Gold Standard CERs (GS CERs), all of them from vintage year 2015.

UPM’s Sichuan Household Biogas Programme is the first ever to be certified under the new Gold Standard for the Global Goals

Beijing/Munich, 26 March 2018 | News Release On 31 January 2018, UPM’s Sichuan Rural Poor Household Biogas Development Programme (CDM PoA 2898, GS 1239) has been successfully migrated to the new Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG). According to information from the Gold Standard, it is the first Programme of Activities (PoA) worldwide to […]

UPM’s Sichuan Household Biogas PoA enters BP Target Neutral project portfolio

We are pleased to announce that our award-winning GS CDM Sichuan Household Biogas PoA is now part of the BP Target Neutral portfolio of carbon offsetting projects. The programme was put forward by Natural Capital Partners, specialists in the sale of offset projects to corporate clients around the world and the company responsible for the transaction […]

Our PoA helps We Belong Forums China 2016 becoming carbon neutral

We are delighted to announce that its flagship GS CDM Sichuan Household Biogas PoA has been selected by the participants of the We Belong Forums 2016 to offset the GHG emissions of the events hosted in Beijing & Shanghai in October 2016. Our French business partner EcoAct was the carbon offset sponsor of these events on sustainable […]

Reaching a new Milestone for the promotion of climate change mitigation and the SDGs: UPM Sichuan Household Biogas PoA avoids 3 Million Tons of GHG Emissions

Beijing/Munich, 13 March 2017 We are pleased to announce that our award-winning GS CDM Sichuan Household Biogas PoA has avoided 3 million Tons of GHG emissions since its establishment. UPM PoA is the first CDM household biogas PoA to reach this impressive CO2 emission avoidance milestone worldwide and the second of all PoA registered under the CDM. […]

UPM rolls out Independent Scientific Study on the Co-Benefits of its Sichuan Household Biogas PoA

Today, UPM publishes a comprehensive scientific study on the co-benefits of its “Sichuan Rural Poor- Household Biogas Programme of Activities” (CDM PoA 2898, Gold Standard 1239), which currently supports nearly 400,000 low-income rural households in China’s Sichuan province with advanced biogas digesters and smoke-free biogas cook stoves. For this study, UPM has appointed the Centre for […]

Third Issuance of Gold Standard CERs from our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA

Today, UPM announces that our flagship climate protection programme, the Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas PoA (CDM PoA 2898, GS 1239), received its third issuance of carbon credits. This time, around 613,000 Gold Standard Certified Emission Reductions (GS CERs), all vintage 2014, have been transferred to UPM. To date, the PoA has avoided a total of more […]

German Government travels get climate neutral thanks to our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA

Our much respected Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas PoA (CDM PoA 2898, GS 1239), is one of only five climate protection projects that have recently been selected by the German Government to offset the negative climate impact of necessary business trips by its employees in 2014.

Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA avoids 2 Million Tons of GHG Emissions

Only slightly more than three and a half years after the start of its reduction period on 10th of May 2012, our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA already has avoided the impressive amount of 2 million tons of GHG emissions. These GHG savings are sufficient to compensate for the annual carbon footprint of roughly 200,000 German […]

UPM & ClubMed launch Carbon Neutral Travel initiative at ClubMed Dong’ao Resort

On Monday 26th October, ClubMed Dong’ao Resort and UPM launched a new voluntary offset services for ClubMed Dong’ao resort’s guests. Under the slogan “I Travel Carbon Neutral” the service will offer to ClubMed guests the opportunity to compensate the carbon emissions generated by their air travel to and from the resort in China by supporting […]

Our Sichuan Household Biogas PoA reaches mark of 1.5 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Reduction

Beijng, Munich, 30.06.2015 Only a bit more than half a year after reaching the 1-million-milestone, our groundbreaking “Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas Development Programme” has now saved a total of 1.5 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions since the beginning of its reduction period on 10th of May 2012. Beyond its outstanding climate protection impact, this […]