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  2. Carbon offsetting project types

Can carbon offset projects be customised to align with specific goals?

Yes. Carbon projects involve specific activities that reduce, avoid, or sequester emissions, and they are developed and evaluated under specific guidelines and frameworks. Companies and individuals can choose carbon offset programmes that match their values and objectives. Many nature-based projects, such as environmental conservation, reforestation, or energy-efficient cookstove initiatives, like those of DGB Group, also offer a multitude of co-benefits that can align with an organisation's goals and values, such as restoring biodiversity, ecosystems, and habitats and empowering local communities. Carbon compensation via nature can therefore offer more opportunities for companies to customise the benefits of their chosen carbon offset project, making it a more sustainable and holistic solution. This customisation allows organisations to support projects that resonate with their mission while contributing to emissions reduction efforts and supporting a diverse range of environmental and sustainable development objectives.