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Market Analysis
Understanding Tech-based CDR
A deep dive into carbon removal technologies, market dynamics, and guidance for investors.
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Market Analysis
Compliance Vs Voluntary
This whitepaper explores what a convergence of voluntary and compliance carbon credit markets would look like, what it means for corporations, and how to take advantage of the opportunities that will inevitably arise.
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Policy
Climate Disclosures Guide
The word ‘disclosure’ is impossible to escape if you’re involved in or adjacent to ESG. But what does this actually mean, why is it such a hot topic, and how might it affect businesses and the voluntary carbon market?
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Building confidence in carbon markets
With Sylvera’s carbon intelligence, your Net Zero transition, carbon neutrality and offsetting claims won’t be at risk. Contact us to learn more about our platform.
KNOWLEDGE & ADVICE
Sylvera carbon credit ratings: 4 key terms to know
Learn about 4 key carbon project terms to better understand how we analyze carbon projects and provide carbon credit ratings.
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KNOWLEDGE & ADVICE
Sylvera carbon credit ratings: 4 key terms to know
Learn about 4 key carbon project terms to better understand how we analyze carbon projects and provide carbon credit ratings.
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Sylvera in the news
Sylvera takes $32M to build trust in carbon offsetting ratings
Sylvera, a U.K.-based startup which uses machine learning technology to analyze a variety of visual data like satellite imagery and lidar with the goal of boosting accountability and credibility around carbon offsetting projects, has fast followed a $5.8 million seed round in May last year by closing a $32 million Series A.
Sylvera takes $32M to build trust in carbon offsetting ratings
Sylvera, a U.K.-based startup which uses machine learning technology to analyze a variety of visual data like satellite imagery and lidar with the goal of boosting accountability and credibility around carbon offsetting projects, has fast followed a $5.8 million seed round in May last year by closing a $32 million Series A.
Sylvera takes $32M to build trust in carbon offsetting ratings
Sylvera, a U.K.-based startup which uses machine learning technology to analyze a variety of visual data like satellite imagery and lidar with the goal of boosting accountability and credibility around carbon offsetting projects, has fast followed a $5.8 million seed round in May last year by closing a $32 million Series A.
Sylvera takes $32M to build trust in carbon offsetting ratings
Sylvera, a U.K.-based startup which uses machine learning technology to analyze a variety of visual data like satellite imagery and lidar with the goal of boosting accountability and credibility around carbon offsetting projects, has fast followed a $5.8 million seed round in May last year by closing a $32 million Series A.

Sylvera Insights

MARKET ANALYSIS

Project Type Insight: Peatland Restoration Projects

This paper features insights from the work Sylvera is doing to to improve carbon measurement in the UK’s peatlands.
Market Analysis

Understanding Tech-based CDR

A deep dive into carbon removal technologies, market dynamics, and guidance for investors.
Market Analysis

Compliance vs. Voluntary: How Carbon Credit Market Convergence Creates New Opportunities

This whitepaper explores what a convergence of voluntary and compliance carbon credit markets would look like, what it means for corporations, and how to take advantage of the opportunities that will inevitably arise.
POLICY

Article 6 Guide - 2024 Update

Following COP28, here is a reminder of what the Article 6 rule book says, as well as an update on the progress made, and what questions and disagreements still remain.
Policy

A Guide to Climate-Related Disclosures

The word ‘disclosure’ is impossible to escape if you’re involved in or adjacent to ESG. But what does this actually mean, why is it such a hot topic, and how might it affect businesses and the voluntary carbon market?
Policy

Sylvera at COP28

Sylvera will be attending the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference from Nov 30 2023- Dec 12 2023. This dedicated COP28 page will serve as a hub for resources and updates on the conference.
MARKET ANALYSIS

The State of Carbon Credits 2023

This is Sylvera’s second annual publication of The State of Carbon Credits report, focusing on how the market can move forward after a year of intense scrutiny. We highlight where quality lies in the market, supported by Sylvera project-level case studies and global data, including credit issuance, retirement and pricing information.
Latest resources

Pre-issuance primer

Earth observation data is enabling the development of a new generation of high-impact nature-based projects, giving buyers opportunities to invest in early-stage projects that have not yet issued credits
Market Analysis

How to achieve net zero

A warming planet and a decarbonizing economy have exposed businesses to a number of new physical, regulatory, and market-based risks. For companies around the world, reaching net zero is quickly becoming imperative. In just over two years, the share of publicly listed companies with net zero targets has more than doubled.
Policy

How to prepare for upcoming climate regulations

Regulatory action may seem daunting, but well-designed interventions can help increase quality participation in impactful activities. This paper outlines an overview of impending climate regulations.
Market Analysis

Defining carbon credit quality in the VCMs

This paper outlines the key components of credit quality, and how they can be assessed. Although this is a complex task, carbon credit ratings can reliably identify quality.
Ratings Methodology

Direct Air Capture & Storage Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our ratings framework for Direct Air Capture & Storage projects.
Market Anlysis

Carbon Markets Summit 2023 On-Demand

Watch the recordings from Sylvera’s second annual Carbon Markets Summit, featuring corporate sustainability, policy and financial market leaders.
Market Analysis

10 Trends Carbon Market Experts are Talking About Right Now

This report, created in partnership with Pachama, looks at what's happening in the markets and expectations for the future as we hit the halfway mark of 2023.
RATINGS METHODOLOGY

Regenerative Agriculture Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our ratings framework for Regenerative Agriculture projects.
Market Analysis

A call for improved climate disclosures

Companies are under increasing regulatory and shareholder pressure to disclose the risks and opportunities as a result of climate change and the net zero transition. In order to assess the accuracy of companies’ sustainability strategies and claims, clear information must be provided about the role of carbon credits.
RATINGS METHODOLOGY

Improved Cookstoves Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our ratings framework for Improved Cookstove projects.
Market Analysis

Carbon credits and decarbonization

We analyzed data from ~100 of the largest businesses across different industries to see whether investments in carbon credits indicated slower decarbonization rates. And what we found would surprise those who see carbon credits as a way to avoid taking real climate action.
Ratings Methodology

CCUS-EOR Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our ratings framework for CCUS-EOR projects.
Product Insights

CCA White paper

Sylvera’s Carbon Credit Analytics helps new and experienced market participants analyze and compare the quality of retirements across more than 8 registries/standards, and match over 500M retired credits to 1450+ companies.
Ratings Methodology

Biochar Ratings Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our ratings framework for biochar projects.
Market Analysis

Guide to Jurisdictional REDD+

Jurisdictional REDD+ is one of the most significant changes approaching the voluntary carbon markets. This guide explores the key fundamentals of this new credit type and the impact it will have on the market.
MARKET ANALYSIS

Article 6 Policy Guide

The rule book for carbon markets, under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, was agreed at COP26. We provide a simple and straightforward summary of key developments and what you need to know following COP27.
Ratings Methodology

Improved Forest Management (IFM) Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our framework for Improved Forest Management (IFM) projects.
Ratings Methodology

Renewables (RES) Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our framework for Renewables (RES) projects.
Ratings Methodology

ARR Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our framework for Afforestation, Reforestation and Revegetation (ARR) projects.
Fact Sheet

How Sylvera uses machine learning

Learn how Sylvera utilizes machine learning (ML) and multiple types of satellite data to identify specific features of forests and land cover.
Ratings Methodology

REDD+ Framework

For each project type, Sylvera develops a proprietary framework to assess carbon credit quality. This paper outlines our overall framework for REDD+ projects, and highlights how we apply it to AUD and APD projects.
New E-book

The Sustainability Leader's Guide to Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCMs)

This guide will help you better understand the VCMs, so that you can navigate through the complexities and deliver your sustainability goals with confidence.
FACT SHEET

Company Overview

Why do we, as Sylvera, exist? What problems do we solve? How does our platform work? We answer all the above briefly in our Company Overview.
White Paper

Sylvera Carbon Credit Ratings Methodology & Processes Overview

How do we create a Sylvera carbon credit rating, what types of assessments do we carry out and what makes our carbon credit rating system accurate and reliable?
MARKET ANALYSIS

2022 Carbon Credit Crunch Report

Soaring prices, increasing carbon liability, the advent of "crypto carbon" -- What does 2022 hold for voluntary carbon markets (VCMs)? ‍ Download our latest proprietary research report to find out.
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