Supporting Efficient Cooking Solutions: Improving Livelihoods and Reducing Greenhouse Gases in Haiti   

6 July 2023

Air Charter Scotland is proud to work with South Pole as part of our sustainability program. We are collaborating with South Pole on their Efficient Cooking Solutions project, specifically targeting the reduction of deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions in Haiti. 

In Haiti, over 90% of the population relies on charcoal stoves for cooking, resulting in the consumption of approximately 1.4 million tonnes of charcoal annually. This heavy reliance on charcoal contributes significantly to deforestation and soil erosion, while also releasing substantial amounts of planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions.

Furthermore, the use of traditional charcoal stoves poses health risks due to the indoor pollutants they generate.

The Efficient Cooking Solutions project tackles the environmental and social issues caused by charcoal-based stoves in Haiti by promoting access to cleaner, more affordable, and efficient cooking solutions. 

The project focuses on distributing improved charcoal stoves, liquified petroleum gas stoves, and solar lanterns. With a vast distribution network, these solutions become accessible to a large portion of Haiti’s population. By providing healthier and cleaner cooking alternatives, the project reduces the demand for charcoal, consequently preventing the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.

Air Charter Scotland is committed to supporting impactful projects that bring positive change, both in the UK and globally, as we strive toward a sustainable future as a business. 

As a leader in private charter aviation, we recognise the importance of driving long-term sustainability in the industry. We are dedicated to facilitating the global mission to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Contact Air Charter Scotland’s dedicated team to create your bespoke private jet charter trip. By choosing Air Charter Scotland, you experience luxurious and efficient travel and also contribute to our sustainable initiatives and projects that make a real difference globally.