Correio Braziliense – Uber creates carbon offsetting travel option

In partnership with Carbonext, Uber has a new mode of travel, in which carbon emissions are offset. Capital S/A Column by Samanta Sallum

 

Uber creates carbon offsetting travel option

"In celebration of Earth Day, celebrated on Friday, Uber launched Uber Planet yesterday in Brasilia. It is a new modality of travel, in which carbon emissions are offset. To do so, it joined forces with Carbonext, a company responsible for measuring and offsetting the CO2 footprint.

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For Janaína Dallan, CEO of Carbonext and part of the UN's team of experts for climate change, the partnership will stimulate awareness and the bioeconomy. "We return to the forest 70% of the income generated by the commercialization of carbon credits," she explains."