Posted on 2017-08-23

EcoMatcher got Central Americas covered with AIR Guatemala

EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with AIR Guatemala, EcoMatcher’s first venture in the Americas. With AIR, EcoMatcher is now able to offer tree-planting opportunities in all major time zones (Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas). For every tree planted through EcoMatcher, you will know…

Posted on 2017-07-21

Sustainable Development Goals

  “We don’t have a plan B because there is no planet B” Ban Ki Moon, former UN Secretary General.   The 193 member states of the United Nations, spearheaded by Ban Ki Moon, have established 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals cover a…

Posted on 2017-07-18

Introducing Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU)

By Dr Charles Batte, Founder and CEO of TAU.  Tree Adoption Uganda (TAU) is a youth-centric NGO powered by the vision of creating communities where people and nature flourish. Through landscape restoration activities like planting trees and agroforestry, we build resilience for small holder farmers…

Posted on 2017-06-20

Does Planting Trees Match the Requirements of Additionality or Not?

We recently receive questions about the additionality of planting trees in general and through EcoMatcher specifically. One reason for this seems to be the publication of results of a research by the European Union on the additionality of carbon offset programs. This research, concluded that…