CERTIFICATION

Climate Neutral Commodity certification

A standard for climate neutral commodity transactions based on :

Audited certification

guarantees a
third-party review

Independence

and multi-disciplinary
global expertise

Transparence

based on recognised methodologies and carbon credit standards

A standardised methodology to measure, offset emissions and report in a transparent and verifiable manner

To make a transaction Climate Neutral Commodity certified the following six steps are defined in our Certification Protocol :

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Commit

Commit to a long-term emission reduction plan.

Define

Give a clear description of the transaction processes and boundaries.

Measure

Provide an accurate  account of GHG emissions of the commodity transaction.

REDUCE & OFFSET

Internal reduction and offset all residual emissions by retiring carbon reduction certificates.

Report

Share with CNC accurate information on GHG emissions calculation and reduction.

CERTIFY & COMMUNICATE

Provide transparent information on Climate Neutral Commodity certification.

COMMIT
Commit to a long-term emission reduction plan.
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DEFINE
Give a clear description of the transaction processes and boundaries.
2
MEASURE
Provide an accurate account of GHG emissions of the commodity transaction.
3
REDUCE & OFFSET
Internal reduction and offset all residual emissions by retiring carbon reduction certificates.
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REPORT
Share with CNC accurate information on GHG emissions calculation and reduction.
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CERTIFY & COMMUNICATE
Provide transparent information on Climate Neutral Commodity certification.
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Benefits

Credibility

Transparent and
independent framework.
Audited process

Carbon Neutrality

Contribution to net-zero
emissions targets aligned
with Paris Agreement

Business Opportunities

Response to new demands
for decarbonized supply chains.
Access to new markets

Financing

Access to better
financing conditions from banks
promoting sustainable finance

ESG Commitment

Commitment to SDGs
and corporate development
strategy

Communication

Transparent standard and trustworthy communication solution to industry stakeholders

Download Certification Protocol

Climate Neutral Commodity establishes this protocol for ‘cradle-to-gate and ‘cradle-to-grave’ certification with the support and contribution of various individuals, companies and organisations.

We are grateful for all the comments we have received from our public consultation through May and June 2021.

Download Climate Neutral Commodity certification protocol
V082021

For any questions please contact:  certification@climateneutralcommodity.com

 

Please find the summary of our public consultation:
CNC Public Consultation Feedback