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TerraCarbon Named as B Corp Best for the World Honoree​

TerraCarbon has been recognized by as a B Corporation “Best for the World” honoree in the “Best for the Environment” category. TerraCarbon was first accredited as a Certified B Corporation in 2012, joining a new breed of companies using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. TerraCarbon earned a score in the top 10% of more than 2,200 Certified B Corporations on its B Impact Assessment with respect to its environmental impact. Since its founding in 2006, TerraCarbon has helped its clients develop and sell carbon offsets to finance more than 30 projects that are conserving 5,000,000 acres of forests and wetlands around the world. For more information on TerraCarbon’s B Corp certification or to learn more about Certified B Corporations, please visit http://www.bcorporation.net.​

TerraCarbon Adds Forest and Wetland Expert to its Staff​

We are excited to announce that Erin Swails has joined TerraCarbon as a Project Manager.  Erin will be working with TerraCarbon's clients to support the design and monitoring of forest and wetland carbon projects. She brings extensive experience in carbon project development and research on drivers of greenhouse gas emissions in forests and wetlands, including substantial past work in tropical peatlands.   Erin previously worked in the Ecosystem Services Unit at Winrock International and for the United States Peace Corps in Bolivia.  She is currently completing her PhD in Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia and holds a Master of Forestry degree from University of Wales.  For more information on Erin's background, click here.​

TerraCarbon Seeking Candidates for Project Manager-Forestry and Technical Services​

TerraCarbon is growing our team of technical experts to support the development of forest carbon projects in the U.S. and abroad.  We are looking for qualified and highly motivated candidates to fill the position of Project Manager-Forestry and Technical Services.  Interested candidates should send a CV and writing sample to [email protected] by May 7 2017. Related Download:Job Description-Project Manager-Forestry and Technical Services​

VCR Update: Fire Prevention, February 2017​

While the Valdivian Coastal Reserve in Chile was not impacted by recent forest fires in central Chile, the Reserve will be refocusing efforts with local communities on fire prevention and early warning systems.  Read the attached update from the VCR to learn more about the risks of wildfires in Chile and the VCR’s fire management plans. The Valdivian Climate Action Project is the first and only VCS- and CCB-registered REDD project in Chile. The Valdivian Coastal Reserve protects more than 50,000 hectares of ancient temperate rain forest, and rare and endemic wildlife such as the critically endangered Darwin’s fox. Learn more about the Valdivian Coastal Reserve carbon project. Related Download:VCR Fire Update February 2017​

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