Frameworks must embrace carbon credits to spur transition to net zero

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If done right, frameworks will raise the standards of reporting and data disclosure about carbon offsets. Carbon credit ratings have a complementary role to play in helping to improve standards and should also be part of a broader suite of standardized carbon credit disclosure requirements for companies. For example, highlighting a credit’s rating could bring an extra layer of integrity to the reporting process and a feedback loop to assessing net-zero transitions. Together, ratings and frameworks will help to improve corporate reporting on the quality of their broader climate strategy, as well as raising the bar for VCM disclosure standards.

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