Decision details

Winchester City Council Carbon Offsetting Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1        That the Winchester City Council Offsetting Policy be approved, with regard to a hierarchy approach of:

1.1       Carbon emission reduction

1.2       Carbon credits creation

1.3       Carbon removal

1.4       Buying carbon credits from accredited UK schemes.


2        That the inclusion of the Offsetting Policy into the Annual Carbon Neutrality Action Plan 2023 be approved.

Reason Key: Significantly effect on 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Steve Lincoln, Service Lead: Community Email:

Report author: Steve Lincoln

Publication date: 25/01/2023

Date of decision: 25/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 25/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/02/2023

Accompanying Documents:


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