1 Dec 2023|Insights|Events
In the second of our COP28 blogs we outline the state of play for Article 6.4 and how it compares to the IC-VCM’s Core Carbon Principles.
27 Nov 2023|Insights|Events
As we head into COP28, Abatable’s Policy and Advocacy Lead Pauline Blanc and Policy Specialist Greg Lydka Morris outline what the conference is aiming to achieve and what to look out for on carbon markets and Article 6.2.
22 Nov 2023|Insights|Reports
Pauline Blanc outlines the findings of a newly launched report from Abatable and the International Platform for Insetting (IPI) addressing how insetting can scale as an effective climate solution.
7 Nov 2023|Insights
Abatable has conducted an in-depth review of improved cookstove project methodologies, following questions about the integrity of cookstoves as an effective climate solution.
31 Oct 2023|Insights
Can spreading volcanic stone on fields and beaches make a dent in global atmospheric CO2 levels? Read our enhanced rock weathering explainer to find out.
24 Oct 2023|Insights
Daniel Fisher argues that the current El Niño should act as a wake-up call for effective action on climate change, with nature-based solutions a critical component.
19 Oct 2023|Insights
Charlie Pool, Head of Carbon Insurance at Howden, spoke with Abatable about what stood out to him from this year’s VCM Investment Attractiveness Index.
16 Oct 2023|Insights
Agroforestry can form a significant component of nature-based carbon projects, enabling local communities to grow crops while protecting climate-critical forests.
13 Sep 2023|Insights|Reports
Abatable’s inaugural VCM Investment Attractiveness Index shines a light on the countries with unrealised potential in the voluntary carbon market. Find out more about the top three.
6 Sep 2023|Company news|Insights
Abatable has launched the VCM Investment Attractiveness Index in collaboration with Howden to track nations' success in interacting with the voluntary carbon market.
24 Aug 2023|Insights
Abatable’s analysis of the latest global carbon developer ecosystem funding activity shows a strong start to 2023.
15 Aug 2023|Insights
The importance of reporting and monitoring in carbon credit procurement.
10 Aug 2023|Insights
Accessing the carbon market and carrying out due diligence.
9 Aug 2023|Insights
In a year that's seen the voluntary carbon market face significant challenges, we ask what's impacting the benchmark carbon price – or if there even is one.
1 Aug 2023|Insights
How to pick carbon project types for your corporate sustainability strategy.
20 Jul 2023|Insights
How to determine your approach to procurement.
6 Jul 2023|Insights
How to determine the budget necessary to achieve your climate goals and get key internal stakeholders on board.
4 Jul 2023|Insights
We take a deep dive into the direct air capture market – how the technology works, the key pioneers and project developers in the space and the scope for cost reduction.
29 Jun 2023|Insights
We break down the Voluntary Carbon Markets Initiative's Claims Code of Practice and give our perspective.
27 Jun 2023|Insights
Setting biodiversity targets just got easier with the launch of the SBTN – but how can you move from targets to action?
20 Jun 2023|Insights
How to decide on the role and scope of carbon credits in your corporate sustainability strategy.
31 May 2023|Insights
Key principles, rationales, and outlooks to keep in mind when building your science-aligned carbon credit procurement strategy in the voluntary carbon market.
23 May 2023|Insights
Our perspective on the EU's vote in favour of new rules to improve the sustainability of products and combat greenwashing.
6 Apr 2023|Insights
We summarise our key takeaways on the IC-VCM’s Core Carbon Principles and recommend how to implement them as a buyer or investor.
7 Mar 2023|Insights
In this article, we educate potential buyers of clean cookstoves projects on the current market for these projects to bring attention to the fact that not all stoves cook the same.
10 Feb 2023|Insights
In this article, we provide an overview of the types of blue carbon projects, the exceptional co-benefits they can deliver, and the state of blue carbon credits in the VCM.
22 Dec 2022|Insights
2022 was no doubt a year that left all participants in the voluntary carbon markets with more questions than answers.
15 Dec 2022|Insights
Developing Carbon Stories is a podcast about the project developers creating the most innovative & impactful carbon projects.
8 Dec 2022|Insights
The European Commission published its proposal for a Carbon Removal Certification Framework designed to encourage expansion of that project type. How will it impact Europe?
8 Nov 2022|Insights
Streaming is a financing method borrowed from the mining and minerals industry where a financier provides up-front cash in exchange for a future stream (share) of a certain commodity at a discounted price.
20 Oct 2022|Insights
In this article, we look at biochar carbon offsets, applications of biochar, and the risks associated with such carbon-offsetting projects.
13 Oct 2022|Insights
Globally ruminants are estimated to produce methane and other greenhouse gases equivalent to 3.1 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually.
30 Sep 2022|Insights
Geospatial technology is an emerging field of study concerned with the geographic mapping and analysis of the Earth and is increasingly used within the VCM to help establish and monitor carbon offset projects.
28 Sep 2022|Insights
SBTi’s position has evolved and now explicitly calls companies to take urgent action beyond their value chain, using both carbon avoidance and removal offsets.
15 Sep 2022|Insights
In this video series our team looks at some of the core concepts, principles, and challenges in carbon offsetting.
9 Sep 2022|Insights
In this article, we explore what are market-based carbon pricing initiatives and what are the main drivers explaining the wide variation in carbon prices in the voluntary offsetting market.
18 Aug 2022|Insights
Soil carbon is solid carbon stored in soils, existing in organic and inorganic forms. Read more on its practices, risks, and methodologies.
7 Jul 2022|Insights
Carbon avoidance is the process of preventing emissions from entering the atmosphere. In many cases this is cheaper and easier than carbon removal.
16 Jun 2022|Insights
As the world progresses towards net-zero, some businesses have a harder time reducing their emissions. In this article, we discuss why that is the case and how they can adapt.
27 May 2022|Insights
In this article we will review initiatives which are underway with the goal to bring standardisation and definitional agreements within the VCM. We look at the current issues with quality and how new initiatives may offer solutions.
30 Mar 2022|Insights
Previously, we have looked at the pathway for an organisation's transition to net-zero and beyond. Inevitably, most organisations will need to invest in carbon offsets to reach net-zero as their operations begin to fundamentally decarbonise, and an organisation may continue to invest in further offsetting projects to reach a climate positive goal.
9 Mar 2022|Insights
Whether you manage an international business, a complex financial portfolio, or simply your personal affairs as a citizen, decarbonising your activities requires understanding a number of important terminologies.
3 Feb 2022|Insights
In the lead up to the COP26 last year, the UK Government released a flurry of climate-related announcements connected to policy and upcoming financial industry regulation.
27 Jan 2022|Insights
Investment managers around the world are increasingly waking up to climate change. From the decarbonization toolkit, investment managers are eyeing a new concept – “carbon neutral” funds. But what does a carbon neutral fund look like, and what does this mean for investors?