BRS Green DESK

The maritime sector represents 3% of total global emissions. Currently greenhouse gases emissions from international shipping are around to 800 million tones of CO2 per year, making the shipping sector a significant contributor to climate change. In order to tackle climate change urgency and provide support to our clients in their decarbonization journey, green desk was created.

From 2021 a team of carbon experts is prepared to advise you about the compliance market, voluntary carbon market and shipping carbon project development. From searching the most appropriate offsets and certificates to European legislation advisory we are fully prepared to help you.

OUR BUSINESS LINES

A. CLIMATE SOLUTIONS

 1. Carbon Offsets

We help you designing a personalized climate action strategy and we set out the business case for carbon neutral shipping, including how voluntary action on climate change can strengthen your brand, consolidate your business, help you to win new customers and reduce your carbon risk exposure.



HOW WE CAN HELP YOU


- Developing strategies on climate action to strengthen your brand
- Source the best offsets and certificates
- Define and implement emission reduction and carbon offsetting voluntary strategies
- Sustainability analysis and Emissions calculations
- Buy and Sell Verra, Gold Standard certificates
- Due to diligence

 2. Carbon Project Development

Shipping energy efficiency improvements can reduce vessel’s fuel consumptions and receive green incentives. Our team has been developing several shipping carbon projects with exclusive partners to help you unlock new opportunities to reach your carbon-neutral aim.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU


- Feasibility study’s development to estimate credit’s market value
- Validation reports, monitoring and verification
- Handle carbon offset administration processes

 3. Carbon Footprint Calculator

The total amount of greenhouse gases generated by each of our clients can be calculated and monitored. Calculate the carbon footprint is essential to develop a offset strategy and to be prepared for the compliance scheme.



B. COMPLIANCE CARBON MARKET

 1. EU ETS for shipping

The Emissions Trading Systems combat climate change and they are a key tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions cost-effectively.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU


- Provide specialized training to get you ready for environmental compliance
- Provide market insights and relevant information
- Provide support monitoring, reporting and verifying obligations
- Brokering services



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CONTACT DETAILS
BRS Green Desk green@brsbrokers.com - Office: +41 22 591 88 40 - Geneva - Switzerland