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RBI realized a 16,1 MtCO2 emission reduction

RBI realized a 16,1 MtCO2 emission reduction

Since the formal start of the REDD+ Business Initiative in 2013, its members collectively
purchased CO2 credits from REDD+ projects to the equivalent of 16,1 MtCO2. Of this
amount, 2,3 MtCO2 comes from the RBI’s Flagship project Tambopata-Bahuaja Biodiversity
Reserve in Peru.

Taskforce on Scaling the Voluntary Carbon Market

The  Taskforce on Scaling the Voluntary Carbon Market (TSVCM), launched in September 2020, is a private sector-led initiative working to scale an effective, efficient and functioning voluntary carbon market to help meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement. The Taskforce was initiated by Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance Advisor to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for COP26

Latest on deforestation

Latest on deforestation

The New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) revealed that the average annual loss of tropical rainforest has increased by 41% since the signing of the NYDF in 2014. The loss increased to 4.3 million hectares per year, approximately the size of the Netherlands.

RBI welcomes Albelli as a new member

RBI welcomes Albelli as a new member

Albelli is a fast growing e-commerce company with its headquarters in Amsterdam. It consists of a group of brands that supply photo products to more than four million customers in Belgium, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

RBI meets with EU lawmaker

Representatives of RBI discussed with Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA) the letter of six MEPs to California to warn against the use of forest carbon credits in...

UN Airline Carbon Ruling amidst COVID 19 crisis

As the airline industry contends with the grim financial implications of Covid-19, UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced on March 13 a critical step...