French low-carbon label plants seeds of agricultural and forestry transition

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Created by a decree adopted on 28 November 2018, the low-carbon label was officially presented to the Ecological Transition Ministry on 23 April. Its aim is to encourage the development of projects that reduce and sequester greenhouse gas emissions.

The label intends to promote these projects throughout the country, regardless of whether companies, local authorities, associations or even individuals are involved. It would also provide a solid guarantee to potential investors, banks or companies committed to offsetting carbon emissions.

However, reductions obtained outside this label, for example under the European Emissions Trading Scheme, will not benefit from the funding….

An excerpt from Euractiv