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Two ICROA-supported webinars this week

06 Jul 2020 12:50 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

ICROA will participate in / lead two webinars discussing the future of the voluntary carbon market this week:

Wednesday 8 July: Innovate4Climate: Stronger Voluntary Market - New rules to raise the bar post-2020

The voluntary carbon market has rebounded with soaring demand, leading to more visibility as well as greater scrutiny. In parallel, maturing market conditions and the imminent onset of the Paris Agreement rulebook, alongside insights from 15+ years' experience in project certification prompt an evolution of standards to maintain the credibility of the voluntary market and ensure that carbon finance goes where it has highest impact and does not compromise policy or corporate ambition. Working in collaboration with civil society, governments, and market actors, Gold Standard poses new requirements for the voluntary carbon market to ensure integrity on the supply side, as well as guidance to preserve credibility for buyers' side to reboot markets for the utmost integrity post-2020.

  • Moderator: Sarah Leugers, Gold Standard
  • Speakers:
    • Marie-Pierre Bousquet, Danone
    • Owen Hewlett, Gold Standard
    • Silke Karcher, BMU 
    • Brad Schallert, WWF
    • Lambert Schneider, Oeko Institute
    • Jonathan Shopley, ICROA

Thursday 9 July: Business Leadership on Climate Action: Accelerating the Global Transition to a Net Zero World

Voluntary action on climate is growing strongly across the private sector. Corporates are demonstrating a clear appetite to contribute to the goals of the Paris Agreement by committing to carbon neutrality and net zero strategies. In this webinar part of IETA's Carbon Market Virtual Series, ICROA will give a voice to business, NGOs and market stakeholders to discuss options to maximise high integrity and high impact action now.

  • Moderators: Jonathan Shopley, ICROA, Antoine Diemert, ICROA. 
  • Speakers:
    • Jochen Gassner, First Climate
    • James Goudreau, Novartis
    • Nathaniel Keohane, EDF
    • Brad Schallert, WWF
    • Naomi Swickard, Verra

Any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to cozma@ieta.org or diemert@ieta.org.

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