Scaling up REDD+

February 23 - March 15, 2012 Host Environmental Finance


Thursday 23 February

Private sources of funds and risk mitigation for REDD+



David Antonioli, Chief Executive Officer, Voluntary   Carbon Standard Association

Edit Kiss, Carbon Portfolio Manager, Eneco




Investments in REDD+ by private equity funds

Making investments and managing risks

Combining social and environmental standards with private investments

Layering sources of capital to meet project and carbon finance needs


Thursday 1 March

Public sources of funds that can catalyze private investment


Ruth Ann Nicastri, Managing Director; Political Risk Insurance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)


Funding activities that prepare REDD host countries for markets

Payment-for-performance based funds distribution for both government and non-governmental entities

Public-private partnerships in REDD+ emission reduction activities

Multilateral funds as purchase facilities for REDD+


Thursday 8 March

Building demand from domestic,  voluntary and compliance markets for REDD+ emission reductions

Growth in voluntary market buyers for REDD+ and defining their requirements

Japan’s bi-lateral offset scheme – developing approaches through pilot REDD+ activities

California’s future demand for REDD+ and potential approaches to sectoral crediting

Example of domestic market-based programmes for REDD+


Thursday 15 March 

Building pathways from project accounting to jurisdictional accounting to support early action


David Antonioli, Chief Executive Officer, Voluntary Carbon Standard Association

Steven De Gryze, Head of Carbon Analytics, Terra Global Capital


Options for setting reference emission levels, MRV and crediting schemes for nested systems

Phases of implementation and use of existing standards

Decoding the text from emerging compliance schemes  and its impact on REDD+ design

How existing projects will integrate into emerging nested approaches

Examples of REDD+ host country progress in implementing nested jurisdictional accounting

Speakers to be announced


Take part live each Thursday: 08:30 Pacific DST / 11:30 Eastern DST / 15:30 GMT

(duration approx 90 minutes each webinar) 

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April 2018