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ZAIS Group, LLC Announces Second Year of Carbon Neutrality   

By Dan Curry, President and Chief ESG Integration Officer  1 minute read

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ZAIS is Carbon Neutral Second Year in a Row

ZAIS is a signatory to the United Nations-Supported Principles for Responsible Investment and supports the companion Sustainable Development Goals.  As in 2019, ZAIS used a third-party vendor software to calculate the carbon footprint of our operation. ZAIS continues to purchase carbon offsets via Our colleagues have picked two projects to help fund this year: The Envira Amazonia Project and The Seneca Meadows Landfill Project.  The Carbonfund website offers the following information about these two projects: 

  • The Envira Amazonia Project is a payment-for-ecosystem-services forest conservation project in Brazil, otherwise known as a Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) project, protecting nearly 500,000 acres (200,000 hectares) of tropical rainforest in Brazil. The Project will mitigate the release of more than 12.5 million tons of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions, while also preserving the habitat for what the Project describes as an extraordinary amount of biodiversity, and directly benefiting local communities. 
  • The Seneca Meadows Landfill Project, in Seneca Falls, New York, collects and destroys landfill gas, which is comprised of methane.  The Project also delivers some of the collected landfill gas for use in a gas-to-energy plant. In addition to mitigating climate change, the Project has also received numerous awards for its environmental stewardship and community engagement.   

We look forward to maintaining our carbon neutrality and seeing which projects our team selects in the coming years.  

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