Georgia Sustainability Attorneys
Our environmental and sustainability law attorneys assist clients in Atlanta and beyond with the following:
Furthermore, there are more than 400 third-party certification programs that can provide companies with greater visibility and a marketing advantage. There is also a growing trend toward creating markets to trade environmental credits based upon the reduced use of certain resources and the associated creation of pollution (such as the release of greenhouse gases from fossil fuels).
Despite these financial benefits, lands with conservation easements may still be used, provided they meet certain negotiated requirements.
The growing market-based environmental programs often allow real estate owners to earn environmental credits, which in turn they can sell to other businesses, if they manage their property according to specific requirements. For example, forests and wetlands can be managed as carbon sinks to offset greenhouse gas production at industrial facilities.