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First 3 Carbon-Offset Programs Deemed Trustworthy by Integrity Council
First 3 Carbon-Offset Programs Deemed Trustworthy by Integrity Council

1 month ago - In what it’s calling a new chapter of trust and standardization for the voluntary carbon market, the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market gives three carbon-crediting programs its seal of approval.

John Oliver’s Inconvenient Truth: The Voluntary Carbon Market’s Biggest Problem Is the Market Itself
John Oliver’s Inconvenient Truth: The Voluntary Carbon Market’s Biggest Problem Is the Market Itself

1 year ago - By failing to acknowledge our industry’s flaws, we could hinder meaningful progress on real issues going forward — namely, making sure carbon offsets actually contribute to reducing GHG emissions.

Digital Verification Solutions for Carbon Markets Could Fast-Track Climate Action
Digital Verification Solutions for Carbon Markets Could Fast-Track Climate Action

1 year ago - A recent Innovate4Climate workshop focused on technology’s role in improving carbon accounting verification processes. SustainCERT and INFRAS explored how digitization will revolutionize emissions-reductions verification in both voluntary and compliance markets.

What Are Plastic Credits? A 4-Minute Explainer
What Are Plastic Credits? A 4-Minute Explainer

2 years ago - As the global plastic-pollution crisis continues to deepen, key stakeholders must come together to find and fund solutions. The introduction of plastic credits has brought with it a renewed cause for optimism.

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Look for These 3 Attributes When Buying High-Quality Carbon Credits
Look for These 3 Attributes When Buying High-Quality Carbon Credits

2 years ago - For carbon markets to be effective, a dedicated effort must be made by corporate buyers and project developers to align on a high standard of excellence. Companies exploring offsets should look for these three attributes of a project to feel confident they are purchasing high-quality carbon credits.

New Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance Towards SDGs
New Reporting Standard Aims to Drive Finance Towards SDGs

5 years ago - Now, under SD VISta, projects seeking funding must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of a third-party assessor, that they advance the SDGs.