In this second edition, CLI takes stock of the current state and trends of using blockchain technology for climate action, including emerging success stories, bottlenecks and crunch issues regarding digitizing MRV.
In partnership with Instituto Perene, Gold Standard has launched a new policy paper that shows how addressing SDG 5 to “Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” can catalyse the achievement of many other Sustainable Development Goals.
An international team of authors with a diverse set of experiences and insights has produced a seminal report on blockchain/Digital Ledger Technology (DLT) for policymakers, Navigating Blockchain and Climate Action>>
The main benefits of blockchain technology are rooted in three main characteristics:
Gold Standard is part of the Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI), which aims to explore Party and other stakeholder views on options to implement the sustainable development provisions for Article 6. The recommendations put forward by the SDI draw from a series of workshops with Parties and other stakeholders held under Chatham House rules since July 2017.
This guide, "Defining A Corporate Climate Finance Commitment" focuses on the third pillar, “Finance the global transition to a zero-carbon, resilient economy.” It presents the rationale and guidance for business to engage in climate finance in the era of the Paris Agreement, which builds on the market instruments many companies have used to drive decarbonisation beyond their own borders.