How the Voluntary Carbon Market is Paving the Way to Address Climate Change

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In a world grappling with the urgent need to combat climate change, the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) has emerged as a powerful tool for unlocking the potential to address climate change.    As governments and businesses alike seek innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, this market offers a unique opportunity to invest in projects […]

What is driving Australia’s carbon price?

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It has been a turbulent year for Australia’s carbon market with two government reviews, changes to compliance regulations under the Safeguard Mechanism and intense scrutiny of a number of Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) methodologies resulting in a bumpy ride for investors. Over the past 12 months, VAI data shows the generic Australian Carbon Credit […]

Guide to the Viridios AI carbon project taxonomy

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What are the different types of carbon credits in the Voluntary Carbon Market? As the voluntary carbon market has grown, each standard developed their own methodologies for categorizing carbon offset projects and verifying the outcomes. And, while there is some overlap, the five major standards for voluntary carbon markets list a combined total of 96 […]

Voluntary carbon credits: Why they are not a commodity

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How understanding Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) credits as an asset class impacts pricing behavior Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) credits are a fundamentally misunderstood asset class. They are being positioned as a commodity when, in reality, they are much more like corporate bonds. This is reflected in the confusing divergence of price curves between the Nature-Based Global […]