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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
On June 23rd in Paris, our colleague and UPM’s long-term advisor Dr. Ralph Westermann will contribute as a speaker to EcoAct’s most prominent Cap COP21 Climate Innovation Day. He will present UPM’s internationally recognized Sichuan Rural Poor-Household Biogas PoA as a successful pioneer solution for climate protection and sustainable development and focus explicitly on the […]