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IAM 49th Annual Meeting in San Diego - Sept 12 - Sept 15, 2011

Enhancing Value, Advancing Opportunity

Going Green

We would like to thank everyone who donated to to help offset the annual meeting's carbon emissions. It is not too late to still contribute! Click on the links below to donate to the fund and help make the annual meeting a green event. Click on the link for more information: 

To donate now, click on the button below for the amount you wish to donate:
A donation of $15.19 will offset 1.519 tons of carbon monoxide.
This is equivalent to two round trip flights from New York to London.

A donation of $30.38 will offset 3.083 tons of carbon monoxide.
This is equivalent to two round trip flights from New York to Shanghai.

A donation of $45.57 will offset 4.56 tons of carbon monoxide.
This is equivalent to one round trip flight around the world.

See below for some examples of the great work that has done across the globe. For more information on their projects, simply click on the project name. Projects

Neria Small Hydroelectric Project

Location: Karnataka State of India
Project type: Hydroelectric Energy
Standard: Voluntary Carbon Standard
Verification/Validation: Det Norske Veritas (DNV) International Climate Change Services
Program Description: As a run-of-river hydroelectric project, this project provides a sustainable source of renewable energy that does not require the displacement of people nor a dam. The project is located near the famous Dharmasthala temple village on the River Neria.

Truck Stop Electrification Project
Location: US: Arkansas, California, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
Project type: Energy Efficiency
Standard: American Carbon Registry / Environmental Resources Trusts Monitoring, Reporting and Verification Protocol
Verification/Validation: Environmental Resources Trust
Program Description: The Truck Stop Electrification Project is designed to reduce diesel emissions and save trucking companies the cost of fuel that would be used while idling. supports this unique nationwide program, which is estimated to save up to one gallon of diesel an hour per truck.

Amazon Forest Conservation Projects

Location: Brazil
Project type: Forest Conservation and Avoided Deforestation
Standard: Voluntary Carbon Standard or Climate Action Reserve will be used. The Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance standard is also under consideration.
Verification/Validation: These projects are in the initial development phases.
Program Description: In the worlds largest rainforest, the Amazon Forest Conservation Project established by and numerous local and international partners will protect millions of acres from slash-and-burn forest clearing and prevent the release of tens of millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions. This project will also provide essential ecosystem services such as erosion control, water cycling, filtration and storage, nutrient recycling, and habitat for thousands of native Amazonian animal and plant species.