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The Crucial Role of Carbon Finance Projects in Restoring Mangrove Forest Ecosystems

Mangrove forests are invaluable in the battle against climate change, providing essential services such as carbon sequestration, coastal protection, and biodiversity support. Carbon projects dedicated to restoring these ecosystems hold the promise of significantly advancing global climate objectives.

21 Jun 2024
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The Biden-Harris Administration Champions High-Integrity Voluntary Carbon Markets

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, the Biden-Harris Administration took a significant step in the fight against climate change by issuing a joint policy statement and integrity principles for voluntary carbon markets (VCMs).

29 May 2024
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CFP Energy appoint Rafael Narezzi as Managing Director of Group’s Cyber Tech Business

Today, CFP Energy is pleased to announce the appointment of Rafael Narezzi, formally our Chief Technology Officer, as the Managing Director of the Group’s new cyber security tech business, Cyber Energia.

22 May 2024
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HMRC launch Consultation on UK CBAM

On 21 March the UK Government published the 'Consultation on the introduction of a UK Carbon border adjustment mechanism' asking industry stakeholders for feedback on the proposed import tax on carbon emissions embedded in defined goods.

17 May 2024
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Voluntary Carbon Market: Overview

The Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) enables businesses, governments, and individuals to purchase carbon credits to offset their emissions. Carbon credits can be seen as a company’s voluntary tax on their emissions, channelling funding into projects that reduce or remove carbon from the atmosphere.

8 May 2024
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Clean Cookstove Projects: Debunking Headlines and Embracing Progress

Amidst the flurry of media attention surrounding clean cookstove projects, it is essential to consider a full range of standpoints to ensure that we focus on continuously improving the quality and integrity of carbon projects. Scrutiny drives change, and with it, the voluntary carbon market can continue to deliver climate finance to initiatives that go beyond emission reductions and offer meaningful benefits to communities.

26 Mar 2024
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CFP Energy win multiple awards in the Environmental Market Rankings 2023-2024

Following a successful year, CFP Energy is delighted to have been voted a winner in the Environmental Finance Environmental Market Rankings 2023-2024. CFP Energy were voted as winners in two awards, and runner-up in a further two.

1 Mar 2024
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Emissions Economics: Understanding the Financial Implications on your Business

From regulatory compliance to ESG initiatives, the financial impact of the evolving energy landscape on your business is important. The balancing act between doing what's right for the future of your business, your clients, and our planet is not a simple decision, but an important one to get right.

27 Feb 2024
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Why is Article 6 so relevant to the VCM from a quality and integrity perspective?

With Article 6 developments set to drastically affect views on quality and integrity in the VCM, now more than ever it is essential to gain an understanding of what exactly Article 6 is, how the VCM is involved, and why it is so important.

15 Feb 2024
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Significant changes to EU ETS Free Allocation will increase compliance cost for operators.

On 30th January the EU Commission adopted the most recent draft of the delegated act amending the free allocation regulation to the EU ETS. The regulation will adjust free allocations from this year.

7 Feb 2024
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The Shift to Carbon Project Investment

Voluntary carbon project investment has taken centre-stage over the last eighteen months as secondary market spot trading of carbon credits has become increasingly difficult. From inflated prices on marketplaces to the crowded world of brokered spot transactions, sourcing of carbon credits directly from carbon project investments increasingly offers a reliable alternative to the traditional methods of purchasing carbon credits.

17 Jan 2024
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2023 Reflections: A Pivotal Year in the Voluntary Carbon Market

2023 proved to be a pivotal year for the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM), marked by several developments in its trajectory. As we step into the new year, let's reflect on the past 12 months, specifically the critical insights and milestones that have shaped the VCM, its evolution and the implications for the future.

12 Jan 2024
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UK ETS Consultation

UK Government Announces a series of consultations to reform the UK ETS and introduce an Import carbon pricing mechanism.

9 Jan 2024
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Navigating the Aviation Industry’s transition to CORSIA Phase 1

As we ring in the new year, the aviation industry is transitioning from CORSIA’s pilot phase to CORSIA phase 1. To grasp its significance, it's crucial to understand CORSIA's role and objectives.

8 Jan 2024
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A REDD+ Resurgence

Waves are being made in the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) by the publication of a study calling for the retraction of the West et al. study used in an article by the Guardian earlier in the year to claim that "more than 90% of rainforest carbon offsets are worthless".

20 Dec 2023
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COP28: voluntary carbon highlights

COP28 has been a whirlwind of activity and it feels like this is finally the time that Voluntary Carbon Markets can move on from recent troubles and find new purpose and growth.

6 Dec 2023
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CFP Energy appoints former senior Shell executive to accelerate business growth

New hire will help CFP Energy unlock growth potential and help customers thrive in evolving energy landscape. CFP Energy has today announced the appointment of Catherine Newman to the position of chief operating officer (COO).

6 Dec 2023
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