Nominet is committed to reducing the impact of its activities on the environment and to reducing carbon emissions. It continues to do this through a range of methods, from scrutinising energy consumption and usage patterns with the aim of reduction, encouraging, and promoting sustainable travel, recycling food waste, paper, plastics, and all electrical goods. As part of this work, Nominet has recently invested UK and international nature based carbon mitigation projects. This support to date is in recognition of Nominet's carbon footprints for 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23, and further details are below.
Nominet is driven by a commitment to use technology to improve connectivity, security and inclusivity online. Since 1996 the company has been operating at the heart of the internet infrastructure as proud guardians of the .UK domain name registry. It's understanding of the Domain Name System (DNS) underpins a sophisticated cyber security capability used by governments to secure their networks. Nominet's goals if for a world that is connected, inclusive and secure, and believe that technology has a fundamental and positive part to play. Its work funds an ambitious social impact campaign that aims to tackle the challenge of growing up in a digital world. www.nominet.uk/
Below you will find information about the two woodland creation projects Nominet has supported in the UK, plus the Katingan peatland protection project in Indonesia. In addition they have supported the Rimba Raya biodiversity reserve project, also in Indonesia. Both Katingan and Rimba Raya are certified under the Verified Carbon Standard. The total CO2 shown below in the dashboard includes the Rimba Raya figures as well as the projects shown.