Google's philanthropy arm donates $2m to Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Markets

Cecilia Keating
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Carbon markets connect companies looking to reduce their climate impact with projects that remove or reduce GHG emissions | Credit: iStock
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Carbon markets connect companies looking to reduce their climate impact with projects that remove or reduce GHG emissions | Credit: iStock

Grant aims to support group's work to establish more robust governance mechanisms for voluntary carbon markets sector

Google's philanthropic arm has donated $2m to the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Markets, the independent body working to establish environmentally and socially robust carbon trading rules...

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