Regional Meeting of Business (EREDE) neutralized their emissions for 2016

Authorities, businessmen and opinion leaders discussed national issues, takeing place in Concepcion, in the Regional Meeting of Business, EREDE. The event, expected to draw 600 people, had incorporated sustainability stamp again.

This was possible thanks to the partnership signed between Arauco and IRADE, that permit neutralized their carbon emissions under standard certification SCX using carbon credits from the Nueva Aldea Project, Phase II, ARAUCO located in the Biobio Region.

The agreement will neutralize all CO2 emissions to EREDE is a clean event. “He has a lot of symbolism: we want to convey to the country the sustainability of all actions we do,” said Francisco Miguieles, general manager of IRADE.

Initiative details

  • SCX Code:0068-E1704A5
  • Initiative of: Arauco
  • Neutralization object: Event
  • Number of tons CO2: In process
  • Vigency date: 09-25-2016
  • Carbon footprint Mesurer: Proyectae
  • Foorprint Verificator: Deloitte
  • Reduction project: Nueva Aldea Biomass plant project
  • Registry: CDM

This is in addition to new features that brings this year’s meeting: “From Conception to Chile will keep talking, that is good for the country. We will also have more time for panelists to discuss among themselves and something very important: there will be presence of women in all panels”added Miguieles.

Also, Patricio Eyzaguirre, Deputy Manager of Public Affairs and Communications of ARAUCO, explained that ” EREDE meeting is most important for the region and, in that context, we seek to contribute by neutralizing their footprint generated by this event. Thus, through the use of clean energy in power generation plants used in industrial complexes Arauco, we contribute to mitigating the effects of climate change“


ID Code: 0068-E1704A51