14 Jun '11, 4am

Mergers in Carbon Markets Show Offsets Remain a Viable CSR Tool: Amidst mixed reports on the state of global car...

Mergers in Carbon Markets Show Offsets Remain a Viable CSR Tool: Amidst mixed reports on the state of global car...

In yet another show of emerging camaraderie between the voluntary and compliance-based carbon markets, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) today announced the integration of their two market-facing associations. IETA, a carbon trade association with 160+ members from industrial and carbon market sectors, will incorporate the ICROA program into its activities. ICROA's program focuses on standard-setting and best practice among voluntary carbon offset retailers. According to IETA, its aim is to "get back into the voluntary market space in a major way." "The voluntary market was a very important part of the IETA mission from the very start twelve years ago, when we saw a non-compliance world where everything was being done on a voluntary basis," IETA President and CEO Henry Derwent explained...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/06/14/mergers-carbon-ma...

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