In 2024, the voluntary carbon market will undergo significant shifts– from CORSIA deadlines going into effect, new carbon border taxes and continued momentum in Article 6.2. Changes to how carbon credits can be counted toward net zero progress, including the Scope 3 claim from the VCMI and the ISO’s expansion of the role of carbon credits presents a huge opportunity for buyers.
AI holds great promise: Better answers. Saving time. Driving revenue. Until now, these promises have been largely conceptual, especially when applied to specific verticals such as sustainability and ESG.
Chief Sustainability Officers and their other C-Suite peers are entrusted with developing companies’ net zero strategies while optimizing budgets and mitigating risks. The urgency of climate action is compelling leaders to explore innovative solutions; this has brought carbon removal technologies to the center stage of the climate action discourse.
GHG emissions reporting has dominated the sustainability disclosure landscape in recent years. However, that’s starting to change. As regulators and investors recognize the holistic nature of the climate crisis and its impacts on business strategy, they’re honing in on additional interrelated ESG issues. Yet despite increasing pressure, critical areas of sustainability reporting remain largely overlooked.
Corporate sustainability has emerged in recent years as a key priority for commercial enterprises. But many have yet to successfully derive tangible value from their sustainability commitments. New research conducted by sustainability experts Dr. Robert Eccles and Alison Taylor, in partnership with GlobeScan and Salesforce, identifies a major barrier to value creation: most enterprises have not yet fully integrated sustainability across all the C-suite functions.