Communication at Heart of Carbon Offset Controversy

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Voluntary carbon markets (VCMs) have grown dramatically since 2019 and attracted increasing scrutiny as a result. With this has come controversy too — not least around the world's biggest VCM verifier Verra, which was accused earlier this year of verifying poor standard credits. Verra robustly denied these accusations — as does VCM project developer South Pole, which was also caught in the storm. In a recent interview with Energy Intelligence, South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger discusses what it learned from that, and how a change in terminology could also help sidestep future criticism.

Carbon Markets , CO2 Emissions, Nature-Based Solutions, Leadership Interviews
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