- ESG Thema #5 - Carbon offsetting: How can it contribute to the net zero goal?
ESG Thema #5 - Carbon offsetting: How can it contribute to the net zero goal?
Wednesday 17 November 2021
Research / Market
The sharp increase in net zero commitments from governments, corporates and financial institutions comes with a renewed interest in carbon offsetting mechanisms. As a clear signal of this momentum, the voluntary carbon credits market is on track to double year-on-year in 2021...
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ESG Thema #3 - How can investors contribute to Net Zero efforts?
While carbon emissions have been increasing slowly despite efforts to bring them down, “net zero” commitments, however, have skyrocketed. Setting climate objectives used to be the appanage of public actors, but no longer. Investors are increasingly on board and net zero alliances exist for all kinds of financial institutions: asset owners, banks, asset managers. On top of that, at the COP26 in Glasgow, a net zero alliance of alliances will be launched “the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero”.