Forest Carbon Group and Forest Finance Group have decided to pool their sales operations to market their forestry-based emission-reduction projects to commercial and private customers across Europe, with a portfolio of products verified under the Gold Standard and the Verified Carbon Standard....
Corporate buyers are flocking to voluntary carbon markets despite the lack of a global agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, funneling millions of dollars into projects that save endangered forests and provide sustainable livelihoods to the rural poor, according to the latest “State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets” report.
The price of forest carbon credits doubled in 2011, leading to a record market value of $237 million as more national mechanisms embraced mechanisms that use carbon finance to plant or replenish endangered forests. according to the latest "State of Forest Carbon Markets" report, which which aggregates data from 451 individual forest carbon projects around the world.
Ecosystem Marketplace's two flagship reports – the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets andState of the Forest Carbon Market – have become the most widely-read annual surveys in their respective secors. Each provides a benchmark overview of supplies, demand, and drivers, and each relies on widespread input from market participants.