Two leading carbon offset integrity bodies are joining forces - but can they boost market standards?

Michael Holder
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Mark Carney's Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market is to work closely with Rachel Kyte's Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative through a series of new corporate standards

Two leading international efforts to improve the integrity and accountability of corporate carbon offsetting programmes have joined forces, unveiling plans to launch a series of new voluntary carbon market...

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