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Carbon Offset Certificate (Sub Certificate)
This certifies that you have contributed to the acheivement of Japans Green House Gas reduction target set by the Kyoto Protocol.
Sub Certificate ID >>> 2267-9665-00-0156
Weight >>> * 136 [kg]
Owner >>> Kobayashi.Y

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Source of this Certificate

This Sub Certificate is issued as a part of the following parent Certificate.

Certificate ID 2267-9665
Amount 136 ton (CO2 Equivalant)
Credit Type Certified Emission Reduction ( CER )
Certificate Source Emission Credit Retire / India : 6.75 MW Small Scale Grid Connected “Wind Electricity Generation Project” by Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited. ( Ref.1053 )
Owner Handle Name 株式会社オリエントコーポレーション
Start Date 2009/05/13


What is a Carbon Offset Certificate ?

A Carbon Offset Certificate is a Certificate that proves that you have Retired Emission Credits and have helped the Country of Japan to achieve its Kyoto Target.

What is the differenct between a CO2 Reduction Certificate and a Carbon Offset Certificate ?

A CO2 REDUCTION CERTIFICATE proves that a certain amount of Emission Credits have been CANCELLED by the owner. On the other hand A CARBON OFFSET CERTIFICATE proves that a certain amount of Emission Credits have been RETIRED by the owner. Please refer to the question What is the difference between cancelling and retiring Emission Credits? for a more detailed explanation.

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What is a Sub Certificate?

A Sub Certificate exists to divide an ordinary Certificate into smaller lots such as units of kilograms. A Sub Certificate will have a 14 digit ID ( Ordinary Certificates have 8 digit ) "*" mark on its weight.

How is a Sub Certificate issued?

The following shows an easy flow describing the steps to how a Sub Certificate ends up in your hands.

  • 1-(1) CO2 Reduction Projects are planned and executed.
  • 1-(2) The "United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change" or UNFCCC will review and register this project and issue Emission Reduction Credits.
  • 2. TCO2 will buy those credits
  • 3. TCO2 will cancel these credits so that nobody can use them
  • 4. TCO2 will issue one or more Sub Certificates to a Certificate Buyer
  • 5. The Certificate Buyer will give or sell you a Sub Certificate

The figure bellow shows the flow.