Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Due Diligence Questions and Criteria for Natural Climate Solution Projects

The Gender Due Diligence Guide is designed to support buyers in effectively integrating gender equality and women’s empowerment considerations into their due diligence process for the purchase of Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) carbon credits. This Guide was developed by Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN), with contributions from the NCS Alliance. The […]

How-to guide for voluntary carbon credit portfolio design

Navigating the ever-changing landscape of voluntary carbon credits and the voluntary carbon market can be complex. This guide demonstrates how a portfolio approach to acquiring voluntary carbon credits allows businesses to balance their carbon credit strategies and business needs. This approach combines both the immediate benefits of natural climate solutions (NCS) and the long-term need […]

An Investor Guide for Companies and Financial Institutions

Nature conservation and nature-based solutions are set to play a central role in the fight against climate change. However, a significant nature financing gap exists, particularly from private funding. Natural climate solutions (NCS), a subset of nature-based solutions, can help bridge this gap by providing investors with attractive returns and benefits while delivering positive climate, […]

New Toolkit for Health Outcomes from Nature-based Solutions Now Available via NCSA and NCS Procurement Hub

The Toolkit was developed to support both Nature-based Solutions (NbS) supply side, i.e. project developers, and demand side, i.e. investors and buyers, in systematically incorporating Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ (IPs and LCs) health and wellbeing considerations as part of NbS. First published in September 2023, the Toolkit was developed by GSK and Pollination Group […]

NCSA Statement – U.S. Government Endorses High-Quality Voluntary Carbon Market

The NCS Alliance – a WBCSD’s initiative supporting the use of NCS voluntary credits – enthusiastically welcomes the Administration’s Principles for Responsible Participation, promoting high-integrity credits that generate real, additional climate mitigation and other positive outcomes. The Principles capture the key requirements for a impactful voluntary carbon market (VCM) that channels private capital towards effective decarbonization efforts. At […]

The Nature Positive Hub

Time: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm BST A private sector dialogue towards a net zero, nature-positive future. Building upon the success of our Nature Positive Hub at New York Climate Week, we are bringing Nature Positive to London Climate Action Week in collaboration with NGO partners and private sector sponsors. N4C is hosting a day […]

Carbonomics unplugged: A hitchhiker’s guide to a net zero galaxy

Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm BST Co-hosts: Intercontinental Exchange, MakeUK, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Natural Climate Solutions Alliance Description We will delve into the climate science, underscoring the atmosphere as a scarce resource, whilst decoding the economic strategies pivotal to incentivising investment in decarbonising energy systems and nature-based solutions – the world’s largest carbon sink. […]

The Launch of the Investor Guide for Natural Climate Solutions in the Voluntary Carbon Market

Time: 09:00 am – 10:30 am BST  Co-hosts: NCS Alliance, Forest Investor Club, ERM, the ERM Sustainability Institute and BeZero Description This panel and discussion will mark the launch of our guide on investing in NCS projects and programs for the voluntary carbon market. Attendees will get an in-depth look at the guidance provided on investment structures, due diligence, revenue sharing, […]