Offsets and other market mechanisms are important bridging tools used by governments, businesses and individuals to immediately reduce greenhouse gas emissions given that significantly reducing or avoiding emissions may require a substantial investment of time, money and infrastructure.
C3 began working with market instruments as early as 2002. Since 2006, C3 has been intimately involved in Alberta’s offset system – the first jurisdiction in North America to enable a regulatory offset market. C3 has worked with numerous stakeholders to establish relationships and build recognition for our expertise in greenhouse gas offsets and other carbon markets. As a non-profit climate change and sustainability agency, C3 is able to provide access to unbiased information on carbon markets.
C3 offers the following services: