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The market has largely hit its initial goals, but challenges remain over data accuracy and supporting legislation.
Unlocking Capital for Sustainability Indonesia panellists at the Pullman Hotel in Jakarta
Speaking at the Unlocking capital for sustainability Indonesia event, experts said there was work to be done to improve the risk and return profile of sustainability projects if Indonesia is to achieve its national net-zero by 2060 target.
John Lo Asia Carbon Institute
Asia Carbon Institute, a carbon credit certifier launching in both Singapore and Hong Kong this week, aims to have up to 100 projects in its registry in a year's time. The focus is on urban and tech-based solutions.
How will companies navigate the market, and what does it mean for the global fight against climate change?
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#carbon credits Opinion

EB Studio As Asian countries move to cut their emissions, businesses must both decarbonise and look beyond their value chains for credible and impactful climate action.
Demonstrators in Hanover, Germany protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.
In today’s world, forging the shared sense of purpose needed to tackle the climate and nature crisis appears almost impossible. And yet, far from building bridges, many – particularly in the Global North – are exacerbating divisions.
Aerial picture of a deforested part of Amazon rainforest
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to reverse global warming. Ending deforestation is an equally if not more important objective, and achieving it will require innovative sources of financing that provide direct compensation for protecting the Earth’s intact forests.
The first auction on Malaysia’s new voluntary carbon market, the Bursa Carbon Exchange (BCX), took place on 16 March, with around RM7.7 million in carbon credits sold.
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#carbon credits Videos

Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive 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.
A view of Orchard Road, Singapore
EB Studio 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.
Achim Steiner talking at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Image UNDP Asia Pacific
The IPCC's climate warning is an opportunity for the business world to show leadership, said UNDP's Achim Steiner in the opening speech at the Responsible Business Forum in Singapore.
climate neutral now
The UN has launched a portal that makes reducing one’s carbon footprint as easy as shopping online.
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#carbon credits Podcasts

Gojek vehicle in Indonesia
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.
Red ship on the ocean
EB Studio [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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