UPM and sustainable AG have been selected as Carbon Offset Partners of the 2014 CARBON EXPO taking place from 28th to 30th of May 2014 in Cologne, Germany. sustainable AG is a Munich based consultancy specialising in strategy and management consulting in the areas of sustainability, corporate responsibility and carbon management. sustainable will be responsible for calculating the 2014 CARBON EXPO’s GHG emissions while UPM will provide and retire the required amount of Gold Standard CERs from its Sichuan Household Biogas PoA to compensate for the carbon footprint of this event.

CARBON EXPO is the flagship conference and trade fair for the international carbon markets. At CARBON EXPO, the world’s climate policy and market leaders convene once per year to explore new horizons and find innovative solutions to the earth’s greatest environmental challenge – climate change. The CARBON EXPO 2014 Conference Program will highlight the “Global Intersection of Climate Finance, Carbon Markets and Clean Energy“ to promote the transition to sustainable energy systems.

In this context, UPM and sustainable AG will host a side event at the CARBON EXPO on 30th of May at 10:30 am CET, in order to present a current analysis of the German voluntary carbon market. Together with the German Emissions Trading Authority (DEHSt)and adelphi, UPM and sustainable will discuss new market developments, as well as potential opportunities and constraints for CDM project developers.

With UPM and sustainable AG we have chosen a leading developer of GHG emissions reduction projects, as well as a leading sustainability and carbon management consulting services provider. Together, these two companies are ideal carbon offset partners for this year’s CARBON EXPO. - Lisa Spafford, Director Conferences & Strategic Partnerships at the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), one of Carbon Expo’s Co-Organisers.

For further information on this Carbon Offset Partnership, please visit the Carbon Expo website or contact:

Martin Dilger, Managing Director, UPM Germany
mdilger(at)upm-cdm.eu, T: +49 89 41419691


Jan-Marten Krebs, Co-Founder and Board Member, sustainable AG
Jan.Krebs(at)sustainable.de, T: +49 89 2020 56 40

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