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Evolution from voluntary to regulated approaches in reducing the undesirable impacts of global trade
Over the past seventy years the rapid expansion of international trade and the growth of international supply chains, with various stages of production processes located in different countries, has at the same time facilitated the growth of trade in “undesirable products” associated with “global public bads”: trade in goods which are produced illegally or unsustainably […]
Since trading of voluntary carbon offsets first took off in the late 2000’s, voluntary carbon projects have helped to reduce, sequester, or avoid over 437.1 MtCO2e–equivalent to not consuming over one billion barrels of oil. These projects are supported by companies, individuals and governments purchasing carbon offsets, whose growing demand resulted in a record-high of […]By Kelley Hamrick and Melissa Gallant
Demand Dynamics of Ecosystem Markets in the United States
This study on lessons learned about demand in ecosystem markets in the United States was commissioned to help the National Network on Water Quality Trading (NNWQT) identify transferrable lessons for their strategy on stimulating demand for water quality credits and other market-based incentives for nonpoint source water quality. A rapid review of historical experience in […]By Genevieve Bennett, Melissa Gallant, and Kelley Hamrick
Water quality trading is a promising tool that offers a flexible, more cost-effective approach to reducing pollution in our waterways than more traditional engineered solutions. Yet a lack of sufficient demand for credits has been a consistent barrier to scaling up water quality trading in the United States. The National Network on Water Quality Trading […]By Genevieve Bennett and Melissa Gallant
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RELEASE: Forest Trends signs a new MOU w Vietnamese timber and rubber industry associations to facilitate research,… twitter.com/i/web/status/10529…
RT @EnvPeacebuild: Upcoming Event: Myanmar's Natural Resources in Transition: Forest Legality Week (25 October 2018 | Washington, D.C.… https://t.co/VZUpGUISXf
As the world’s top importer & consumer of timber products, China is in a unique position to take a leadership role… twitter.com/i/web/status/10525…
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