There is no path to 1.5C without nature-based solutions. Yet, investing in these solutions has become increasingly complex. Guidance from the SBTi, SBTN, VCMI, ICVCM, Oxford Principles and others continues to evolve, the media continues to shine a light on quality concerns, and consumers continue to demand transparency.
As prices for carbon credits climb at unprecedented rates, companies pursuing ambitious sustainability goals are exploring alternative ways to invest in impactful natural climate solutions while keeping long-term targets and costs in mind.
Amidst growing scrutiny of today's voluntary carbon markets, many leading companies are turning to a new wave of technological solutions that promise to bring quality and transparency to nature-based carbon credits. How will artificial intelligence, remote sensing, digital payments and widespread internet access transform these markets?