'Real, verifiable climate impact': Voluntary carbon market council unveils 'core principles' for CO2 credits

Cecilia Keating
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Voluntary carbon markets are growing rapidly as companies and governments look to meet climate goals | Credit: iStock
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Voluntary carbon markets are growing rapidly as companies and governments look to meet climate goals | Credit: iStock

From additionality to cracking down on double counting, the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Markets sets out 10 principles it believes should govern credible carbon credit transactions

Efforts aimed at beefing-up standards in the growing corporate market for carbon offsetting have taken another step forward today, with one of the leading organisations seeking to establish a global benchmark...

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