Policy and Regulation

ICVCM: voluntary carbon market held back by ‘lack of consistency and clarity’

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Voluntary carbon markets provide carbon emitters a way to offset their emissions by buying carbon credits (Photo: Eddie Seal/Bloomberg)

The standards-setter for the voluntary carbon market believes its new framework for assessing the worthiness of carbon credit programmes is a ‘watershed moment’ as it looks to drive up standards in the space.

Speaking to Sustainable Views following the release of its assessment framework in July, representatives ...

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