Carbon offset credits offer an effective way to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. Often, these offset credits are used to compensate for an organization’s greenhouse gas emissions, to complement emission reduction commitments.
With the voluntary carbon market estimated to reach $1bn this year and the desire for companies to use offsets to show decarbonization progress, continued investor scrutiny of offsets is required.
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