Useful Links

Image: Sphagnum © Norrie Russell

Useful Links

 

Peatland Code 


The Peatland Code can be found here, with more information on our website


Register on UK Land Carbon registry 


The link to register for an account on the UK Land Carbon registry can be found here Register. Please read the user guide for help on how to register and add projects. For technical assistance with the registry, please contact MK-EnvironmentalRegistry@ihsmarkit.com.


Certification Body


The current certification bodies approved to validate and verify Peatland Code projects is OF&G and Soil Association.  


Project developer


There are several project developers and peat partnerships that could help projects. For links to current project developers and other useful organisations see here.


Pending Issuance Units (PIU)


A PIU is effectively a ‘promise to deliver’ a Peatland Carbon Unit in the future, based on predicted emission reductions. It is not ‘guaranteed’, and cannot be used to report against UK-based emissions until verified. However, it allows companies to plan to compensate for future UK-based emissions, or make credible CSR statements in support of peatland restoration..


Peatland Carbon Units (PCU)


A PCU is a tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e), which includes carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and aquatic carbon, of which the emission was avoided by a PC-verified peatland restoration project. It has been independently verified, which means that this emission reduction is guaranteed to have happened, and can be used by companies to report against UK-based emissions or to use in claims of carbon neutrality or Net Zero emissions.


Broker


For links to current carbon brokers and other useful organisations see here.
 

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