Market Analysis

Environmental Credit Corporation

Project: Large institutions were increasingly purchasing carbon offsets or “green credits” as a way to reduce the environmental impacts of their energy use. With multiple options and new programs appearing almost weekly, it became extremely challenging to determine which system had the most impact per dollar, and which provided the most tangible, as well as intangible, benefits for participation. The SGE Immersion team analyzed and prioritized the various options available using Cornell as a proxy institution.