Voluntary carbon credits represent an efficient way to price carbon within market economies and try to aid the efficient reorganisation of our societies to limit or avoid climate change. As well as generating impressive returns, voluntary carbon credits offer the benefits of portfolio diversification and an attractive risk premium over traditional asset classes.
Key learning objectives:
What are voluntary carbon markets?
What are the essential criteria used in greenhouse gas offset programmes?
Understand the difference between compliance and voluntary carbon markets
Understand the benefits of voluntary carbon markets