MIT program will purchase carbon offsets for student travel

MIT Sloan School of Management will launch a pilot program to purchase carbon offsets for the three MBA and one Master of Finance study tours for spring break 2018.

“Carbon offsets are vetted projects that help capture or avoid carbon emissions. These projects can include reforestation and building renewable energy sources. The reductions might not have an immediate impact on emissions, [Yakov Berenshteyn (LGO ’19)] said, but they are ‘still the primary best practice for us to use.'”

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