The joint initiative by the two stock exchange regulators could potentially cut short the time that public listed companies spend engaging with their non-listed suppliers and lead to cost savings, say industry representatives.
An updated guide written by eight conservation and Indigenous organisations offers a detailed path forward for companies that want to compensate for their carbon emissions in addition to decarbonising their supply chains.
A more radical level of accountability is needed for carbon markets. It is also time to establish minimum price floors, in order to crowd out poor-quality offsets and actors, especially for the Global South, says Simon Zadek.
Critics who dismiss voluntary carbon markets as greenwashing are overlooking people who are in desperate need of climate finance. Yes, carbon markets have problems that need fixing. But they are an essential solution for communities on the frontline of climate change.
Sandeep Roy Choudhury
The market must work in sync with a range of policy instruments. Stable institutional and regulatory structures must balance competing interests and trade-offs to ensure optimum coverage, caps, pricing and reporting.
A stronger partnership between the private and public sectors can unlock new investment opportunities, manage risk, reduce the cost of capital, and mobilise the necessary financing at a much larger scale.
In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
GoTo sustainability head Tanah Sullivan tells the Eco-Business Podcast that regulating net-zero claims would decarbonise Southeast Asia faster. Indonesia's biggest internet firm aims to cut emissions to zero by 2030 — a target critics say is unrealistic.