Market Analysis

Defining carbon credit quality in the VCMs

About the discussion paper

Defining carbon credit quality is not an easy feat — it is complex, often dynamic, and requires nuance to properly assess different carbon project types. However, it is not unsolvable, and cannot be ignored if high-integrity carbon markets are to meaningfully contribute to combating climate change.

To illustrate our learnings about carbon credit quality, we share case studies and insights from projects across six major project types.