Development of a carbon sink by planting an orchard in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
This project involves the planting of an organic orchard. The planting, carried out between autumn 2020 and spring 2021, was carried out with almond trees. This project is labelled “Bas-Carbone” and will result in the emission of carbon credits certified by the Ministry of Ecological Transition (MTE).
In a climate change context and within the framework of the “Bas-Carbone” Label, this orchard planting project, to which iliad Group is exclusively contributing, will result in the emission of carbon credits certified by the Ministry of Ecological Transition (MTE). The project should reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 396 tCO2eq over the next 20 years.
This is an organic orchard planting of almond trees project. It covers an area of 9.35 hectares, for a total of 2580 almond plants.
Direct emissions generated by the company's activity.
Indirect emissions associated with the company's electricity and heat consumption.
Emissions induced (upstream or downstream) by the company's activities, products and/or services in its value chain.
Carbon sinks creation, (BECCS, CCU/S, …)
Emissions avoided by the activities, products and/or services in charge of the project, or by the financing of emission reduction projects.
Emission Absorption : Anticipated greenhouse gas emissions avoided, attributable to the iliad Group = 396 tCO2 (or an average of 20 tCO2/year or almost 2 tCO2/ha/year)
Emissions reductions attributed to iliad Group are voluntarily lower than the total EERs that can be generated by the project (safety reduction applied by STOCK CO2).
The project is already planted and labelled “Bas-Carbone” by the Ministry of Ecological Transition
Obtaining the “Bas-Carbone” Label for the project is conditioned by the economic additionality of the project following an economic analysis carried out by STOCK CO2, validated by the authority (MTE), and demonstrating that the project is less profitable than the absence of the project.
Organic farming certification: This project is certified as organic farming, thus contributing to soil and biodiversity preservation through related practices, which gives it an overall co-benefits score of 100% according to the “Bas-Carbone” Label methodology.
This project complies with the “Orchard planting” method of the Bas-Carbone Label, approved by the Ministry of Ecological Transition (MTE). STOCK CO2 develops numerous “Bas-Carbone” projects of the same type as a representative, and is the 1st operator to have labelled orchard planting projects.
The iliad Group has chosen STOCK CO2 for its portfolio of forestry and agricultural “Bas-Carbone” Label projects for the years 2021-2022.