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The Fuel Card Company

The Fuel Card Company

As more and more businesses become aware of the need to reduce CO2 emissions  they are faced with the complexity of calculating their emissions, and  cutting them where possible, and then knowing what to do about the  balance. Vehicle emissions are a particular problem across the UK –  accounting for 19% of the country’s total carbon footprint in 2012.

The Fuelcard Company and Forest Carbon have partnered to create EcoPoint to make it simple for FuelCard Company customers  to balance the consequences of their journeys in new certified carbon woodlands in the UK and globally.  

Over time these new woodlands will not only capture a vehicle’s carbon dioxide,  they will also help to reduce flooding, provide habitats for nature,  capture other atmospheric pollutants, purify rivers, and offer  recreational space for people.

The new UK woodlands are quality assured by the government’s Woodland Carbon Code. Projects outside the UK are certified under one of the leading carbon  standards used in the international voluntary carbon market. Carbon credits from these projects are listed on the relevant registries: IHS Markit for the Woodland Carbon Code, Verra  and Gold Standard registries for international projects. 



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trees planted

tonnes CO2 capture

hectares of new woodland

new woodlands created

The Fuel Card Company at Shallgreen phase 2

This project consists of two areas of new native woodland and is the second phase of the woodland creation programme at this site. The plantings will become permanent, non-intervention woodlands and will provide a significantly improved landscape and habitat for biodiversity. The project will undergo... Read more

The Fuel Card Company at Doddington North

Doddington North is the largest planned new productive forest to be   planted in England in the last 25 years. The forest will cover an area  of around 350 hectares  near Wooler, in Northumberland, with 268  hectares to be planted – 42%  conifer, 20% native broadleaves, 13% mixed... Read more

The Fuel Card Company at Crookston

This project is another in Forest Carbon's partnership with the Tweed  Forum - aimed at not only reducing CO2 but also mitigating flooding and  improving water quality in the Tweed catchment.  In  September 2008 and July 2009 prolonged and intense rainfall caused  major flooding... Read more

The Fuel Card Company at Craigierig

This is a mixed upland Birch and Scots Pine woodland within the Tweedsmuir Hills Site of Special Scientific Interest, and its Juniper element is expected to have a positive impact for breeding birds. Read more