Carbon Offset FAQs

Becoming a global citizen involves not only learning about other cultures and places but also recognizing that each individual has an impact on the world. To ensure that our students’ experiences positively contribute to their host communities and to the planet, API participates in several important environmental initiatives, such as our API Gives Back projects and […]

API’s Spring 2016 Carbon Offset Project

API is thrilled to announce the success of our voluntary carbon offset program based on 2015 student participation. In partnership with Carbon Clear, API’s program provides students the opportunity to address the environmental impact of their air travel abroad. For this session, student contributions went to support the Landfill Gas Capture project in Winchester County, […]

Happy Earth Day! Details on API’s Spring Carbon Offset Project

Excellent work to the many API students who elected to make meaningful reductions in carbon dioxide through API’s carbon offset program! In partnership with our offset provider, Carbon Clear, API students invested in a unique project that creates reductions in carbon offests in Brazil. These reductions offset emissions that result from air travel by API […]

API Fall 2013 Carbon Offset Project

API is once again excited to announce the success of our carbon offset program. This year student participation increased by over 30%! Contributions made by students in 2013 went to support a project in the Anhui Province of China. The project itself is located 300 miles northwest of Shanghai and provides a number of great […]

API Fall 2012 Carbon Offset Projects

Fall 2012 Brazilian Fuel Switch Project & Turkey Small Hydropower Congratulations to our fall 2012 students who have once again helped to make meaningful reductions of carbon dioxide through APIs carbon offset program! In partnership with Carbon Clear, API’s program invested in two really great projects in order to offset the emissions that result from […]

API’s spring study abroad carbon offset project – China

API is excited to once again announce the success of our carbon offset program based on spring 2012 student participation and API matching contributions. In partnership with Carbon Clear, API’s program provides students the opportunity to address the environmental impact of their study abroad travel. This time, students’ contributions went to support a cool project […]

Carbon Conscious Study Abroad

Last year API introduced our first carbon offset program. Earlier this year, API began our first external carbon footprint evaluation as part of our ongoing effort toward becoming a carbon-neutral company (results and recommendations pending). Now, API is issuing an exciting challenge to our students… for every student that contributes toward the API carbon offset […]

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