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6 Steps to scale effective Voluntary Carbon Markets

Carbon markets are a critical tool in corporate emission reduction efforts. The voluntary carbon market...
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Why we need voluntary carbon markets for Nature now

Nature-based solutions (NbS) can provide up 30% of the mitigation needed to limit global warming...
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Building Trust in US Voluntary Carbon Markets

This article is part of  the Centre for Nature and Climate The new US Voluntary...
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Restoring Trust and Integrity in Voluntary Carbon Markets

Amid controversies and greenwashing accusations, the voluntary carbon markets could be witnessing a shift towards...
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Investing in Carbon Credits, ETFs, and Stocks

Right now, the voluntary carbon markets are still in their early stages. Having surpassed $10...
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Retrofitting Commodity Trading for ESG and Decarbonisation

At Commodity Trading Week held in London, Deepesh Patel, Editorial Director, Trade Finance Global, sat...
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Carbon Tanzania marks World Environment Day 2024

Carbon Tanzania marked World Environment Day by handing over Sh14.25 billion in carbon revenue to...
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Global Carbon Market Utility Praises New U.S. Voluntary Carbon Market Principles as Key Climate Strategy

The Global Carbon Market Utility (GCMU), a public utility designed to provide the necessary infrastructure...
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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Carbon Credits

Carbon Markets 101A carbon market allows investors and corporations to trade both carbon credits and...
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Janet Yellen urges companies: Don’t rely on carbon credits

US Treasury secretary calls on business to prioritise emissions cuts as voluntary markets draw fire....
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Shell’s carbon credit scandal: A wake-up call for CFOs

Shell implicated in trading non-existent carbon credits, undermining carbon market integrity and raising questions about...
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CORSIA carbon credit demand 14x larger than supply

The surplus of CORSIA-eligible carbon credits is projected to turn negative by 2030 unless new...
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Carbon offsets and the risks of green grabbing

Governments must ensure land-based investments for carbon removal respect the access and tenure rights of...
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The Clean Cooking Declaration: Making 2024 the pivotal year for Clean Cooking

Instructions: This Clean Cooking Declaration is meant to be endorsed by all willing participants at...
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Summit on Clean Cooking in Africa

According to the IEA, nearly four in five people in Africa still cook their meals...
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Mkakati wa Taifa wa Matumizi ya Nishati Safi ya Kupikia (2024-2034)

Dhana ya Nishati Safi ya Kupikia Kwa mujibu wa Mwongozo wa Benki ya Dunia kuhusu...
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Clean cooking declaration

1. On 14 May, we met in Paris at the Summit on Clean Cooking in Africa, co-chaired...
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CIX launches carbon market Intel service

Climate Impact X (CIX), a leading global provider of solutions for carbon markets, is gearing...
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Malaysian carbon exchange hosts first local credit auction in July

Malaysia’s voluntary carbon market exchange is poised to make history with its inaugural auction of...
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UN sets safeguards for carbon markets to prevent green land grabs

The establishment of a mechanism allowing local communities to formally challenge UN-registered carbon credit projects...
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Biodiversity shouldn’t be tradable internationally

Jennifer Morris, who heads up the global conservation outfit, rules out preserving nature through internationally...
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Creating carbon and biodiversity credit schemes for MPAs and Communities

Carbon and biodiversity credit schemes, often referred to as ‘nature-based solutions,’ are gaining prominence as...
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Local companies urged to collaborate for carbon trading opportunities

Local companies within the clean cooking energy value chain are being encouraged to collaborate and...
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Untapped carbon trade opportunities

The Government of the Republic of Tanzania has committed to fostering a supportive environment that...
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Why carbon trading matters for conservation?

Tanzania has emerged as a beacon of success in conservation efforts, with notable strides attributed...
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Tesla’s $145M Carbon Credit Trade in South Korea

In a significant development, Tesla has received approval from South Korea’s Ministry of Environment to...
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National Clean Energy Strategy launch

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon. Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan today launched...
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Stacking and bundling in biodiversity credit markets

What good is an ecosystem? Or rather, what goods are an ecosystem? Clean water and air, climate...
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Revoked Rimba Raya REDD+ project shakes carbon market

The developer behind the renowned Rimba Raya REDD+ initiative has voiced astonishment at the lack...
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Today’s ICVCM approves Verra’s verified carbon standard program

For nearly two decades, Verra has been at the forefront of developing market-driven solutions to...
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Workday’s use of carbon offtake to scale climate impact

As a leading enterprise software provider, Workday stands out as one of the major corporations...
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Sylvera launches tools for carbon market project screening

Carbon credit ratings provider Sylvera has recently unveiled a suite of innovative tools on its...
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Approval extended to 98% of carbon credit market

Five major carbon credit programs, crucial players in the global effort to mitigate climate change,...
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Group of EU Ambassadors visit to SUA

The visit of the Heads of Mission of the European Union to Sokoine University of...
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Interface halts carbon offsets, focuses on direct reduction

Since its inception in 1994, Interface, Inc. has stood at the vanguard of sustainable business...
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Companies and carbon credits: Evidence over Anecdotes

Last week, the Board of Trustees of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) announced that...
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GEO prices drop 27% as VCM volume rises: Xpansiv report

VCM spot volume experienced an uptick last week, largely due to acquisitions from Australian firms...
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goodcarbon Secures €5.25M for Carbon Credits Platform

Berlin’s goodcarbon  has recently secured €5.25M to bolster its long-term carbon credit portfolios. Positioned at...
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Building Africa’s carbon market credibility

Integrity stands as the cornerstone as the world’s largest carbon market auction unfolds against the...
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Hon. Tone Tinnes – Ambassador of Norway pays a visit to SUA

Ambassador Hon. Tone Tinnes of Norway’s visit to Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) marked a...
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Expert predicts ‘Double-Digit’ price hike for CCP carbon credits

The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market’s (ICVCM) issuance of Core Carbon Principle (CCP)...
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Carbon market demonstrates Ho Chi Minh city’s commitment

The pilot carbon market recently launched in Ho Chi Minh City serves as a tangible...
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EU considers including emissions removal credits in carbon market

The European Union is currently exploring the possibility of incorporating emissions removal credits into its...
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Netflix, Apple, Shell, Delta join Kenya’s carbon credit boom

According to a recent report by the World Bank, several prominent global companies, including American...
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Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF): ASM & AGM 2024

The Tanzania Association of Foresters (TAF) is a professional organization dedicated to promoting the sustainable...
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Green knights: Banks enter carbon credit markets amid struggles

The world of carbon emission offsets stands at a critical juncture, with the need for...
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Corporate climate pledge diluted by carbon offsets

The credibility of the world’s foremost benchmark for assessing corporate climate action has been called...
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Using carbon offsets for scope 3 emissions

In a significant development, draft guidelines for a new policy set to inform a revised...
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Carbon credit coup

Latin America is quietly being forced into a carbon market scheme through regional contractual obligations...
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Pastoralists earn $1.7bn from carbon credits

In the last three years, pastoralists in northern Kenya have seen significant financial gains, totaling...
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Challenges in carbon markets

Carbon dioxide emission taxes, prices, and markets have long been advocated as crucial tools in...
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Africa pursues billions

Africa’s pursuit of carbon credits is gaining momentum as the continent seeks to leverage its...
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Forging a carbon credit market alliance in the West

As the urgency to combat climate change intensifies, regional efforts in the Western United States...
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Malaysia’s carbon credit challenge: State governments hold key

Malaysia, renowned for its lush rainforests and rich ecosystems and ranked the 12th most megadiverse country...
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Forest communities’ battle for carbon market share

As the world grapples to combat climate change, scientists agree that protecting what remains of...
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Approval granted: Gold standard, CAR, and ACR pioneer CO2 credit integrity label

The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market is celebrating a significant milestone as the...
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EU emission trading system achieves record reductions

The European Union’s Emission Trading System (ETS) has reached a significant milestone with the release...
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Rethinking carbon finance: Nature-based climate solutions without carbon credits

‘These projects have to stand on their own without revenue from carbon credits,’ one financier...
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UpEnergy achieves historic milestone

We are thrilled to announce a significant milestone in our journey towards a sustainable future:...
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Cercarbono releases biodiversity credit protocol

Cercarbono’s recent release of its final biodiversity crediting protocol signifies a significant advancement in environmental...
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Biodiversity credit schemes: Safeguarding nature

The global agreement on biodiversity sets out 23 targets for urgent action by 2030 to...
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Nestlé introduces measures to reduce cocoa supply emissions

As Nestlé continues its journey towards sustainable sourcing, the company has recently unveiled groundbreaking initiatives...
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US DOE allocates $6B for heavy industry decarbonization

In a significant move towards decarbonizing energy-intensive industries like steel and aluminum, the US Department...
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Thai corporations to launch carbon credit exchange

Thailand’s state-owned electricity generating company, along with ten of the nation’s leading corporations, has initiated...
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Swiss-Thai Carbon Credit Sparks EV Revolution in Bangkok

Switzerland and Thailand recently achieved a significant milestone in the fight against climate change by...
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Shell retires 20M carbon offsets, undermines 2030 climate target

In 2023, Shell made a significant move by retiring 20 million tonnes of carbon offsets,...
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Advocating carbon market investments

Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi has highlighted Kenya’s commendable strides in fostering an environment conducive...
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Africa leads $900B global carbon credit economy

The value of the global carbon credit market has experienced exponential growth, reaching a historic...
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Are Biodiversity Credits Business as Usual?

Without clarity, experts worry that voluntary biodiversity credits, too, will offer companies yet another opportunity...
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Google’s carbon removal support pledge

This marks a historic moment as the U.S. federal government takes a significant step towards...
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Climate Commission urges Govt to reduce carbon credit surplus

The government faces urgent calls to reduce the surplus of carbon credits available for purchase...
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Uncovering the ambiguity: ‘Carbon cowboys’ profiting from credit schemes

In the districts surrounding Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, most people have little idea their villages were...
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Experts discuss International carbon credit use

In Taipei on March 21, experts from various nations convened at a carbon market forum,...
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Paraguay-Singapore Carbon Deal Faces Lobbying, Loose Rules

UN rules governing bilateral carbon offsetting between governments have yet to be agreed but deals...
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Project/Senior Associate, Agricultural Carbon

Position: Project/Senior Associate, Agricultural Carbon About the job As an associate, you will put science...
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Emissions trading takes effect

Summary The EU ETS is now in force, and each Shipping Company that engages in...
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XPRIZE’s 2023 circular carbon market report released

XPRIZE’s 2023 Circular Carbon Market Report represents a significant contribution to understanding the current landscape...
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Revision of carbon credit trading scheme for voluntary participants

India’s bold move in 2024 to revamp its Carbon Credit Trading Scheme (CCTS) marks a...
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Challenges facing Voluntary Carbon Markets

Voluntary carbon markets (VCMs), characterized by buyers voluntarily purchasing and trading offsets generated from emissions...
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BNEF: Improved standards needed for carbon credit prices

In its 2024 Carbon Market Outlook, an influential analyst report highlights the crucial role of...
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Tanzania unveils bamboo strategy incorporating carbon credits

Tanzania’s launch of a National Bamboo Strategy and Action Plan marks a significant step towards...
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Indonesia’s Carbon Trading Roadmap in Forestry: ESG & Climate Update

In a landmark move two months ahead of COP 28, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment...
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CATL, largest EV battery maker joins Carbon Credit Market

The carbon asset management market welcomes a major participant with the entry of Contemporary Green...
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Launching of the National Bamboo Strategy and Action Plan

The National Carbon Monitoring Centre (NCMC) actively participated in a significant milestone event by contributing...
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Singapore: A premier destination for supporting global carbon markets

Carbon credits are increasingly recognized as pivotal instruments in the global endeavor to achieve net-zero...
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EU carbon prices hit 28-Month low with new 2040 climate goal

The European Union’s carbon market has recently encountered a notable downturn, marked by carbon prices...
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Global carbon markets reach record $949B in value in 2023 – LSEG

In 2023, the value of traded global markets for carbon dioxide (CO2) permits surged to...
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Clean cookstoves and the carbon markets storm

One of the world’s most significant yet often overlooked public health crises stems from an...
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WA carbon market linkage bill raises environmental justice concerns

Legislation is moving forward in Washington that would enable the state to link its carbon...
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UK ETS value slumps amid Sunak’s green policy rollbacks

Amidst the backdrop of global carbon market fluctuations, the UK’s weakening of green policies under...
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Carbon credit insurance market to reach $1B by 2030, $30B by 2050

Insurance plays a crucial role in supporting carbon markets as the global community strives towards...
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Carbon trading regulations released

China’s top administrative body has taken a significant step in the realm of environmental governance...
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