Path 4: Sustainable Development Goals: Impact on Credit Quality and Pricing

Buyers are increasingly demanding more information on how carbon credit projects also address other sustainable development goals (SDGs). These SDGs cover a variety of other critical social areas, including protection of indigenous rights, equal economic opportunity, and local environmental impacts, among many others. This session will discuss recent market developments, including how important buyers view these SDG attributes, the impact of credit pricing, and global efforts such as the Integrity Council on the Voluntary Carbon Market to define appropriate criteria for assuring that SDGs are considered.

Path 4: Innovation and Scaling in Carbon Credits