We must get a handle on integrity in voluntary carbon markets – and fast

As distrust in ESG grows, it is critical to ensure the rush for carbon credits is harnessed for the benefit of the planet and communities most vulnerable to climate change, writes the VCMI’s Rachel Kyte The summer of 2022 is a summer of discontent as businesses, investors and consumers struggle to cope with supply chain … Read more

Carbon Credits: Google and Unilever among firms ‘road testing’ new code of practice

A provisional code of practice that aims to “bring integrity to corporate claims made about voluntary use of carbon credits” is to be road tested by a host of leading businesses, including global giants such as Google, Unilever, and Hitachi. The provisional code was launched today by the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) and … Read more