Project CARBOMARK (awarded as EU Best Life project)

Project CARBOMARK
EC Programme:
Life+ Environmental Policy and Governance

Project: Improvement of policies towards local voluntary carbon markets for climate change mitigation

Client: Veneto Region – Forests and Parks Project Unit – Venezia VE

Duration: From 1st September 2009 until 31st December 2011

Task: Assistance to project technical coordination, financial management and implementation of dissemination activities

Website: www.carbomark.org

Description: Starter’s activity regarded the assistance to the technical and administrative coordination as well as to the production of dissemination materials. The project, which had been submitted with Starter’s assistance, created two local voluntary markets to sell carbon credits in the regions Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia, respectively.
These markets operate within the framework of the obligations and procedures settled in the Kyoto Protocol and Community Regulations on carbon credits exchange (European Union Emissions Trading System – EU ETS). The project was awarded Best Life Project 2012.