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Elk Forestry Project

Protocol used to estimate reductions: Improved Forest Management Methodology for Quantifying GHG Removals and Emission Reductions through Increased Forest Carbon Sequestration on Non-Federal U.S. Forestlands v.1.3

Location of project site: Bell, Clay, Knox, and Leslie Counties, KY, USA

Project timeline: Current crediting period from October 19, 2019 – October 18, 2039

Project start date: October 19, 2019

Date and quantities of emission reductions (mtCO2e):

  • October 19, 2019 to December 31, 2019 - 30,868
  • January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020 - 152,669
  • January 1, 2021 to February 28, 2021 - 24,193
  • March 1, 2021 to February 28, 2022 – 182,467

Type of project: Forest Carbon (carbon removal)

Legal or NGO standard: American Carbon Registry

Project durability period: 40 Years

Independent or 3rd party validation/verification: Ruby Canyon Environmental, LLC

Annual emissions reductions/removal: 182,467 mtCO2e (March 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022) *

* This represents the most recent verified annual emissions reduction, taken from the project verification report, dated June 26, 2023.

Details of “accountability measures” if reversal or shortfall:

Enterprise Mobility carbon offset credits are paid for by rental customers who opt-in to the carbon offset program and these purchases are matched by the Enterprise Mobility Foundation. The carbon offset credits are for emission reductions that have already occurred and been validated by an independent third-party review. If purchased credits are reversed, they will be replaced by Terrapass with credits of comparable quality.

The pertinent data and calculation methods needed to independently reproduce and verify the number of emission reduction credits issued using the protocol may be found in Section 3 – Verification Findings of the Project Verification Report, which is publicly available at Elk Forestry Project | Terrapass.