Alternatives to offsetting are no longer fringe (by Carbon Market Watch)

Carbon market stakeholders are slowly moving beyond the zero-sum game of offsetting towards alternative ways of financing climate action. This positive development will make the existing market more robust, helping to shield it from reputational risks and environmental integrity scandals.


Gold Standard, the second-largest issuer of carbon credits on the voluntary carbon market today

Science-based Targets initiative, an NGO-led programme aiming to set high-quality standards for corporate targets

NewClimate Institute research organisation that have taken it on board to address their own climate impacts.

Carbone 4 launched an initiative to find an alternative to offset-based net-zero claims

Boston Consulting Group partnered


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