Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to achieving net zero carbon dioxide emissions by balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal (often through carbon offsetting) or simply eliminating carbon emissions altogether (the transition to the “post-carbon economy”).
There are Benefits for companies:
Contributing to the fight against climate change, with less emissions of greenhouse gases and a “green” social responsibility towards their customers.
Reduced production costs due to the application of energy saving practices, reduced inputs, and minimization of the production of waste.
We can only reverse climate change if organisations (and individuals) are committed to having a zero carbon footprint.