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Global Climate Action Summit

San Francisco, California, USA

Gold Standard will co-host two events at the inaugural Global Climate Action Summit:

How tech can mainstream climate finance + create value for private sector - Co-hosted with Xpansiv

This event will highlight how disruptive technologies including blockchain and digital asset attribution can transform impact measurement for corporate sustainability and impact investing for climate plus a broad range of environmental and social impacts. Topics include:

  • Digitizing and streamlining MRV for large-scale climate interventions
  • Reducing barriers for supply chain reporting
  • Embedding sustainability attributes for low-carbon goods and services

Speakers:

  • Gold Standard
  • Xpansiv
  • R20 
  • Others to be confirmed

The scope for change: How regenerative agriculture can help companies tackle scope 3 emissions and decarbonize the planet - Co-hosted with Danone

More and more companies are taking action to decarbonize, including through commitments validated by the Science-Based Targets initiative.  While measuring and tackling scope 3 emissions can be difficult, they can represent the greatest opportunities for emissions reduction. This is particularly true for food companies, where the bulk of carbon emissions lie in agricultural supply chains. For Danone, for example, agriculture represents 57% of its carbon footprint.

This interactive event will focus on how companies can:

  • Reduce scope 3 emissions linked to agriculture via soil carbon sequestration and regenerative agriculture techniques (Danone to serve as a case study).
  • Claim the maximum emissions benefit from agricultural investments through a new accounting framework co-developed by the Science-Based Targets partners, Gold Standard, Mars, Danone and Livelihoods Fund.
Media Category: Events
Event Dates: Wednesday, September 12, 2018-Friday, September 14, 2018