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Carbon Credits

Are they a solution for climate change?

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Carbon credits are presented as a viable financial mechanism to reduce man-made GHG emissions. Yet, they have attracted extensive controversy.

 

What exactly are carbon credits? Are they a solution for climate change? What makes them controversial?

What you will learn

forewarned is forearmed

This webinar is intended to equip attendees with the abilities to explain the concept and principles of carbon credits, and understand the business case for, and controversy surrounding, carbon credits.

Watch this recording to learn how to:

  • Explain the concept and principles of carbon credits, and
  • Understand the business case for, and controversy surrounding, carbon credits.

Additional content

Expert Guests

Alex Hetherington

Sustainability strategist | ESG investor |Climate scenario analyst
TCFD reporter | Third Line Group | Carbon Calculated | TonneZero

Member of the Advisory Committee

Alex Hetherington is a seasoned corporate sustainability professional with 25-years’ experience in carbon accounting, climate scenario analysis and investor insight into market-related climate risks and opportunities. He has worked with clients in Africa, USA, UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia.

 

Originally trained as a journalist, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Politics from the University of Cape Town (1993), Alex took a MSc in Environmental Management from Imperial College, London (2004), and recently completed a CPA in Sustainable Finance and Investment from Columbia University in the city of New York (2021).

Having established himself as an early pioneer in corporate sustainability strategy, Alex co-founded Carbon
Calculated, a carbon management and climate change consultancy, which has worked with over thirty companies and brands across multiple geographies. He currently consults on investor understanding of climate risk and response.

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