Selection of promising and innovative projects for the purchase of verified GHG offset credits.
Desjardins’ social responsibility and cooperation policy sets out its leadership role as a cooperative to meet the needs of its members and clients and to support collective development. Desjardins factors in social, environmental, economic, and governance issues in its strategic planning and in its relations with its partners.
One of the concrete actions put forward by Desjardins is the calculation and compensation of its atmospheric GHG emissions through the purchase of verified carbon credits. Desjardins Group has been Carbon Neutral since 2017.
NEL-i has been supporting Desjardins Group since 2018 in the selection of promising and innovative projects for its verified offset credits.