Policy and Regulation

ICVCM publishes voluntary carbon markets framework

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The ICVCM says projects that ‘lock in’ emissions will not qualify for its core carbon principle label (Photo: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

The VCMs’ governance body sets out the criteria that carbon-crediting programmes must achieve in order to qualify for its core carbon principles label.

Voluntary carbon markets provide carbon emitters a way to offset their emissions by buying credits from initiatives designed to slash carbon emissions.

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