Delivering on Climate Commitments

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Delivering on Climate Commitments

by PJ Marshall, Co-founder and Executive Director Restore the Earth Foundation

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New on @CECPTweets' Insights Blog: "Delivering on Climate Commitments: Three reasons innovative companies are investing in landscape-scale restoration" from @REF_PJ, Co-Founder + ED of @REF_Restores http://bit.ly/2FdB5q6
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:20pm

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CONTENT: Blog

Three reasons innovative companies are investing in landscape-scale restoration

As the world counts down to two degrees, innovative companies are taking the lead and filling the policy void. Businesses are voluntarily setting quantifiable climate change targets; many committing to carbon neutrality. Going even further, visionary corporate leaders are delivering on climate commitments through enduring solutions that possess significant, measurable co-benefits.

For forward-thinking organizations like Eileen Fisher Foundation, VMWare, and Timberland, landscape-scale restoration is a powerful climate solution and an integral tool in their sustainability arsenal. Landscape-scale restoration is exactly as it sounds — rather than a patchwork approach, restoration projects are scaled from 10,000-100,000 acres to maximize impact and amplify the co-benefits. 

What tree planting lacks in novelty and pizzazz, it makes up for in practicality, return, and impact. Listed as a solution in Article 5.1 of the final Paris Agreement, this “engineered-by-nature” climate solution is a self-sustaining approach that takes a long-term perspective of decades. For those considering options to deliver on ambitious carbon offset commitments, here are three reasons why investing in landscape-scale restoration makes great sense.  

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CATEGORY: Environment