Buyers in the voluntary carbon markets have to know what they are buying: VCMI’s Kenber

The Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) has taken on the challenge and it’s preparing a rulebook helping buyers of carbon credits to engage in the voluntary carbon markets in a well-founded, rightful way. Mark Kenber, interim co-executive director for external affairs at the VCMI shared his thoughts about the future of the VCM, the need for absolute transparency in the market and his desire to see buyers ask every detail of the carbon credits they buy.

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As interest around voluntary carbon markets increases, so too does demand from interested buyers for clear rules on how to use carbon credits in a legitimate way. While several initiatives have attempted to address this need, a broad framework has yet to emerge — think of the equivalent of Article 6 but on the demand side.

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