Washington, D.C., United States
Join Forest Trends’ Ecosystem Marketplace and the Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA) for a deep dive into Raising Ambition: State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2016 – Ecosystem Marketplace’s new annual report on the voluntary carbon markets. Lead report author Kelley Hamrick will share key findings, with guest commentary from Sean Penrith of The Climate Trust and Marc Baker of Carbon Tanzania.
Learn more about the speakers:
Kelley Hamrick, Senior Associate at Ecosystem Marketplace and the lead author of the report, presenting on the macro trends we’re seeing, including growing voluntary demand for offsets (but at lower prices); buyer preferences by location, standard, and project type; and how voluntary offsetting fits into a post-Paris world.
Sean Penrith, Executive Director of The Climate Trust, will give us his take on carbon market dynamics in North America, and how his organization is helping to tackle the challenge of upfront carbon financing.
Marc Baker, Director of Carbon Tanzania, will provide an on-the-ground perspective on carbon project development in East Africa, including commentary on benefits sharing, securing land rights, and working with government on avoided deforestation.