The Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) Alliance, an initiative of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the World Economic Forum (WEF), published a high-level guide for decision makers in choosing high-quality carbon credits. The guide aims to drive demand for nature based (or NCS) carbon credits and mobilise companies to mitigate their emissions beyond their value chains.
The guide covers:
- The business case for utilizing nature based (or NCS) carbon credits
- The critical role nature based credits, including REDD+ credits, can play in beyond value chain mitigation before achieving net zero and neutralizing residual emissions once net zero is achieved.
- The importance of investing in quality
- The Immediate actions that C-Suite Executives can take, illustrated with case studies (Unilever, Netflix etc)