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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for July 21, 2017

Published 16:18 on July 21, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:18 on July 21, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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BP’s offset unit expands voluntary offering with SDG focus

Published 18:40 on July 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 12:22 on July 20, 2017  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, China, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, Other APAC, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Oil giant BP’s offsetting initiative BP Target Neutral has expanded its portfolio for 2017 by using the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for assessment to investing in four carbon-cutting projects.

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REDD project developer launches marketing firm to help sell offsets

Published 15:25 on July 19, 2017  /  Last updated at 23:27 on July 19, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International, Other APAC, REDD, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

REDD project developer Wildlife Works has launched a specialised marketing company to sell offsets from a portfolio of forest conservation initiatives in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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New initiative showcases companies committing to disclose climate risks

Published 17:03 on July 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 17:03 on July 17, 2017  /  Climate Talks, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A platform launched Monday aims to support and showcase companies voluntarily beefing up their climate information in financial reporting, while helping align with the recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Taskforce on the issue.

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ALLCOT’s Voluntary Carbon Market Report – July 2017

Published 12:12 on July 17, 2017  /  Last updated at 11:00 on July 18, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Carbon Taxes, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, Mexico, South & Central, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Activity in the voluntary offset market has calmed in the last month and prices have stagnated slightly. With western corporates heading into the summer holiday season, activity is expected to remain lacklustre for the next six weeks.

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CDM board alters fee system to address growing number of unclaimed CERs

Published 16:44 on July 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 16:44 on July 14, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Aviation, Carbon Taxes, China, China's Offset Market, EMEA, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, New Market Mechanisms, South & Central, South Korea, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

The CDM’s Executive Board this week took steps to curb the increasing number of CERs that are sitting in UNFCCC ‘pending accounts’ awaiting payment of required issuance fees by their owners.

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Voluntary carbon market data from CTX for July 14, 2017

Published 10:09 on July 14, 2017  /  Last updated at 10:09 on July 14, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Australia, EMEA, International, Mexico, Middle East, New Zealand, Other APAC, South & Central, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A table of Verified Emission Reduction (VER) prices and offered volumes, based on voluntary market data provided by CTX.

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VCS teams up with Standards Council of Canada on new offset verifier accreditation scheme

Published 22:46 on July 13, 2017  /  Last updated at 22:46 on July 13, 2017  /  Americas, Canada, International, Kyoto Mechanisms, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and the Standards Council of Canada have teamed up to provide a new accreditation programme for validation/verification bodies (VVBs).

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In effort to bypass Trump, US non-state actors pledge to collate GHG cuts

Published 21:34 on July 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 00:22 on July 13, 2017  /  Americas, Climate Talks, International, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A raft of US non-state actors have pledged to compile and quantify their emission reduction pledges as a way of bypassing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

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Carbon trading firm Vertis opens sixth European office in Poland

Published 15:15 on July 12, 2017  /  Last updated at 15:10 on July 13, 2017  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Kyoto Mechanisms  /  No Comments

Budapest-based carbon trading firm Vertis has opened an office in Poland, its sixth in Europe, as the company continues with its expansion plans.

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