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29Jul

UN Climate Summit 2019 (COP25)

As announced by the UNFCCC Secretariat, COP 25 will now take place from 02-13 December in Madrid. Gold Standard will be there to participate in a broad range of events from envisioning the voluntary carbon market post-2020 to advocating for sustainable development in Article 6 and more broadly, to how digitalization and disruptive technologies can provide the greatest positive impact to climate action.

01Apr

Innovate4Climate

Gold Standard is participating in several side events at this year's Innovate4Climate to advocate for strong sustainable development provisions in market mechanisms and support policies and technologies to scale climate action to meet the ambition of the Paris Agreement.

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Carbon markets and the SDGs:
A critical role for sustainable development in Article 6 & beyond

Wednesday 05 June 2019 - 09:30-10:30 

01Apr

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition HLA

Gold Standard will host a workshop, "Carbon pricing: A virtuous circle in corporate climate strategies" at the CPLC High Level Assembly highlighting how multiple dimensions of voluntary carbon pricing can catalyse emission reductions within and among companies. It will feature several best practices for corporate climate leadership: Shadow pricing, internal carbon fees, direct investment in value chain emission reductions, and voluntary offsetting.

24Aug

Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI)

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.

06Sep

Marion Verles to speak at Carbon Forward 2017, London

Time and date: 12.15pm on Thursday, 28th September

Session: Sell-side strategies: Developing carbon offsets that are fit for Paris

Overview: Incentives for investing in carbon-cutting projects have dried up under the Kyoto Protocol. In this session, Marion Verles and other panel members will discuss the road ahead under the Paris Agreement, the role for project developers, and where they can best find value for climate-friendly initiatives.

30May

OPINION: A New Paradigm for Voluntary Climate Action: ‘Reduce Within, Finance Beyond’

With commitments under the Paris Agreement falling short of what is needed to keep global temperature rises well below 2°C, there is a critical need for voluntary climate action to bridge the gap.  

14Oct

CARBON PRICING: Setting an internal price on carbon

With the risk and impacts of climate change becoming more evident and the need to pay for carbon emissions emerging as a part of the cost of doing business, more organisations and governments are looking to put a price on carbon. According to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) there are more than 1000 companies reporting that they price carbon internally or plan to do so in the next one to two years.

What is carbon pricing?

13Jul

CARBON PRICING: Why do prices vary by project type?

In the Q1 2016 edition of our Supply Report>> we discussed the different ways to value a carbon credit, whether by using market dynamics as a guide, pricing a project based on its cost or based on the value that a project delivers. However, pricing also varies based on the project type and can even vary within the same type of projects (see figure 1).