Eco Innovator November 2011
Recognition for GreenCollar
GreenCollar Group has been
presented with a 2011 City of Sydney Business Award for its work as an
environmental services firm.
GreenCollar Group chief executive
James Schultz said the recognition was for the
company's work across the energy, forestry, agriculture and green jobs
The Group recently announced
the approval under the Verified Carbon Standard of the world's first forest
carbon methodology to generate carbon credits by converting commercially
logged forests into conservation areas. This Improved Forest Management
(IFM) carbon accounting tool will help reduce forest degradation in developing
countries, particularly where commercial logging is a key driver of deforestation.
GreenCollar Group describes
itself as an environmental markets services firm that integrates the environment
onto the balance sheet. It assists firms and institutions to appraise
and commercialize projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the
energy, forestry, agriculture and waste management sectors in Australia
and emerging markets.
The GreenCollar Group includes
GreenCollar Consulting Solutions, an environmental markets advisory and
project services consultancy, and GreenCollar Talent, an environmental
and renewable energy recruitment provider.
The Group also supports the
GreenCollar Think Tank - a not-for-profit entity that works to advance
discussion, research and action to help build solutions to environmental