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SPONSORED: Companies turning to futures to meet carbon reduction goals -CME Group

Published 23:30 on November 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:37 on November 29, 2022  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Contributed Content, EMEA, International, Nature-based, Other APAC, Other Content, South & Central, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

As the voluntary carbon offset market grows, price risk is becoming a bigger factor. “Having a clear price signal is important for companies, giving them the confidence to move forward.”

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COMMENT: COP27 delivers a clear signal to the voluntary carbon market

Published 18:16 on November 23, 2022  /  Last updated at 23:11 on November 23, 2022  /  Climate Talks, Contributed Content, International, Other Content, Voluntary  /  3 Comments

The COP27 UN climate talks gave a clear signal that ”mitigation contribution” units cannot be used for offset claims, the next step is for all voluntary market participants to finally accept this, writes Niklas Kaskeala of carbon credit retailer Compensate.

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COMMENT: The opaqueness of the engineered carbon removal market is stunting its growth

Published 18:59 on November 22, 2022  /  Last updated at 22:33 on November 28, 2022  /  Contributed Content, International, Other Content, Voluntary  /  No Comments

If the engineered carbon removal industry is to show all the naysayers and propel towards gigatonne scale, it needs to double down on trust and transparency, writes Ted Christie-Miller of BeZero Carbon and Ariel Hayward of Patch.

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SPONSORED: Carbon markets driving price discovery -CME

Published 16:11 on October 31, 2022  /  Last updated at 17:59 on October 31, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Contributed Content, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, Other APAC, Other Content, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

As organizations make carbon neutral pledges, more are turning to carbon pricing instruments to hedge positions. That includes a suite of futures contracts.

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TENDER: Call for Submissions, Offset Project Development – Volkswagen ClimatePartner

Published 15:51 on October 31, 2022  /  Last updated at 15:51 on October 31, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Canada, China, Contributed Content, EMEA, International, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Other Content, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

VCP is requesting submissions for opportunities to develop and acquire offsets generated from projects that lead to high-quality avoidance, reduction, or removal of CO2-e. We welcome multiple project submissions per respondent until December 31, 2022. Exclusive project ownership is preferred, but not required.

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CARBON FORWARD: Last chance to join Europe’s premier carbon conference

Published 00:34 on October 7, 2022  /  Last updated at 00:34 on October 7, 2022  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, Aviation/CORSIA, Bavardage, Canada, Carbon Taxes, CBAM, China, Climate Talks, Contributed Content, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Japan, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Middle East, Nature-based, New Zealand, Other APAC, Other Content, Paris Article 6, RINs & LCFS, Shipping, South & Central, South Korea, Switzerland, UK ETS, US, Voluntary  /  No Comments

The seventh instalment of Carbon Forward – the premier annual carbon markets conference – is back next week, and it’s stacked with a first class line-up of speakers ready to discuss the risks and opportunities across the rapidly evolving global climate policy landscape.

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COMMENT: The EU ETS is starting its own battle to survive the winter

Published 19:09 on September 2, 2022  /  Last updated at 16:56 on September 5, 2022  /  Contributed Content, EMEA, EU ETS, Other Content, UK ETS  /  No Comments

The summer holidays are over. Carbon traders had a fun August in which EUA prices went up €22 and then went back down €22, but now the grown-ups are back from the beach and stuff’s getting real, writes Alessandro Vitelli.

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COMMENT: Climate-positive agriculture: building a self-sustaining carbon sequestration ecosystem

Published 19:09 on August 26, 2022  /  Last updated at 14:11 on September 13, 2022  /  Contributed Content, Nature-based, Other Content, Voluntary  /  No Comments

Through working with recognised carbon certification organisations, as well as investing in the development of new and more effective protocols, we can accelerate the move towards climate-positive agriculture and champion farmers as key participants in the climate change solution, argues Mike Frank of agricultural solutions firm UPL Corporation. 

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COMMENT: Same old August for EU carbon prices… or is it?

Published 17:32 on August 19, 2022  /  Last updated at 19:27 on August 20, 2022  /  Contributed Content, EMEA, EU ETS, Other Content, UK ETS  /  No Comments

European carbon prices have followed their now-traditional course in August by rising on the back of the 50% reduction in auction volumes. This has happened every year since 2008 – with one exception – and is pretty much baked in to trading strategy, writes Alessandro Vitelli.

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COMMENT: Seeing the forest for the trees – How companies and countries can meet the challenge of REDD+

Published 18:07 on August 10, 2022  /  Last updated at 10:33 on August 12, 2022  /  Climate Talks, Contributed Content, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Nature-based, Other Content, Paris Article 6, Voluntary  /  No Comments

It is possible to scale the carbon markets fast and well, argues Carbon Growth Partners’ Charles Bedford. To do so, companies must stay focused on project quality, and countries must collaborate better.  

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