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Pāmu achieves Toitū carbonreduce certification

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Pāmu achieves Toitū carbonreduce certification
Pāmu is breeding cows to reduce methane emissions. (Image: Unsplash)
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 03 Aug 2022
New Zealand’s largest farming group, Landcorp, which trades as Pāmu, has achieved Toitū carbonreduce certification across 20 farms and aims to have all 110 certified by 2024.To achieve certification, an organisation must measure all operational greenhouse gas emissions required under the international standard for carbon footprints, ISO 14064-1, including vehicles, business travel, fuel and electricity, paper and waste.The emissions are measured each year, and the inventory is independently verified to make sure it is accurate and complet...

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