Deep dive webinar where we embarked on a riveting discussion that transcends typical carbon strategies, delving into the intricate world of carbon credits as intangible assets, and challenging the conventional notions of commodities.
𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳. 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 𝗟𝘂𝗸𝗲 Professor in Practice and Strategic Director, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, London School of Economics
𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗻 𝗢’𝗠𝘂𝗶𝗿𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗴𝗵 Director of Policy and Markets, BeZero Carbon
𝗖𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗴𝗮 Executive Director, Centre for Science & Technology Innovations (CSTI)
𝗕𝗲𝘆𝗼𝗻𝗱 𝗭𝗲𝗿𝗼 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗯𝗼𝗻: Understanding the nuanced landscape of carbon credits, emphasizing their status as intangible assets, opening avenues for a paradigm shift in sustainable business practices.
𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Unveiling the complexities of future community collaboration with the private sector, we questioned how the intangible nature of carbon credits impacts the distribution of benefits, particularly in mega-projects.
𝗜𝗣 𝗥𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁𝘀: Dissecting the intersection of intellectual property (IP) rights with carbon credit dynamics, revealing the potential for transformative changes in the way communities engage with, and benefit from these environmental assets.
𝗦𝗰𝗿𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗻𝘆 𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗲𝗴𝗮-𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝘀:The discussion highlighted the anticipated scrutiny faced by mega-projects, emphasizing the urgency for transparency and accountability in the pursuit of future sustainability.
𝗥𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗗𝗲𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Addressing a critical concern, we analyzed the anticipated disparity in the distribution of future project proceeds, highlighting the need for a recalibration of future business practices to ensure rural communities fighting deforestation truly reap the rewards. This future webinar serves as a future call to action, urging a future reevaluation of industry practices and a commitment to genuine collaboration, transparency, and equitable distribution of benefits in the pursuit of a sustainable future.
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