Carbon certificates are crucial

Treevive is member of the REDD+ Business Initiative. We’re pleased to share this article by RBI’s secretary Erik van Zadelhoff and chair Michel Schuurman, recently published in NRC Handelsblad.

The trade in carbon certificates, while facing criticism, remains an essential tool for environmental conservation and climate action. This article sheds light on the importance of carbon credits in preserving tropical forests and combating deforestation, highlighting how proceeds from carbon credits fund crucial projects that support biodiversity and local economies.

Despite the challenges and criticisms, the voluntary carbon market has shown significant growth and potential. Efforts are underway to enhance market regulation and transparency, ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of carbon credits. We invite you to read this article to understand the vital role carbon certificates play in our fight against climate change.