WITHDRAWN – Voluntary carbon market taskforce set to snub project co-benefits

Published 22:00 on April 27, 2021  /  Last updated at 21:39 on May 5, 2021  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

This article has been withdrawn due to a misinterpretation of remarks made by Standard Chartered’s Chris Leeds at City and Financial’s Future of Carbon Pricing conference.

*** This article has been withdrawn due to a misinterpretation of remarks made by Standard Chartered’s Chris Leeds at City and Financial’s Future of Carbon Pricing conference. The Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) has since clarified to Carbon Pulse that it has not pre-defined which UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should be included on its list of attributes designed to help standardise the voluntary carbon market. Rather, it proposes a system where all SDGs can be included, as long as they are certified through a credible standard. ***

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