Promotes better access to healthcare
People can be educated on issues of family economics and health
Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights
Proper family planning eases economic stressors such as overconsumption and availability of jobs
Reduces consumption and carbon output
The benefits of family planning are beyond doubt. Access to sexual education and affordable contraception empowers women to take control of their fertility and their own life.
The benefits go well beyond their personal lives, and have a positive impact on their communities, countries and the world as a whole:
At Believe Green we are exploring innovative solutions to fill this funding gap.
Since family planning has been estimated to be the 7th most effective policy to combat climate change, one exciting opportunity is to quantify, certify and monetize carbon emission reductions from family planning, and use the revenues from the sale of carbon offsets to help fund family planning clinics around the world.
One of our primary goals is to improve women’s lives, so we are adhering to the following principles:
Only rights based, voluntary programs can be certified. We are using existing USAID and US government eligibility criteria as part of the certification methodology and the application will be rigorously monitored.
The carbon certification process is entirely non-interventional; we measure and certify the impact of family planning programs and generate revenues by selling the carbon offsets through the voluntary carbon markets.