What are Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs)?

Get In Touch An overview of the Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCU) market in Australia  An Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) is issued by the Clean Energy Regulator (Regulator) and represents one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2-e) not released into the atmosphere as a result of the activity undertaken by a carbon project. ACCUs […]

Cost to generate REDD+ credits in the Voluntary Carbon Market

Contact a REDD+ Specialist This insights paper looks at the cost of generating REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) projects and the financing required to ensure their longevity. REDD+ projects are designed to prevent greenhouse gas emissions stemming from deforestation and forest degradation. The paper covers: REDD+ pricing needed to ensure project longevity […]

Supply Constraints on the Horizon as CORSIA Phase 1 Takes Off

Contact a CORSIA Specialist This insights paper looks at CORSIA, the first global market-based scheme to tackle emissions from international aviation. The scheme has been designed to offset CO2 emissions that cannot be reduced through the use of technological improvements, operational improvements and sustainable aviation fuels. With the first phase (2024-2026) now underway, our paper […]

Soil Organic Carbon Review

Contact a soil carbon Specialist Soil carbon dynamics and the potential of management to influence its sequestration and storage is receiving global recognition. The Australian federal government’s emissions trading scheme includes a list of eligible activities landholders can use to earn Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) through documenting soil carbon stocks over time. In this […]

Viridios Submission Climate Active Program Direction Consultation

Get In Touch Viridios Capital welcomes the opportunity from the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (the Department) to comment on the future direction of the Climate Active Program, especially at a moment that is, in many respects, an inflection point for carbon markets around the world. We view this consultation as […]

Global Seed Bank Report December 2023

Contact a seed Bank Specialist The United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 offers the largest global opportunity to conduct land restoration projects the world has ever known. Efforts to undertake natural carbon sequestration projects through afforestation, reforestation and natural revegetation are happening at an increasingly larger scale each year. In addition to conducting projects […]

What is Article 6 of the Paris Agreement?

Get In Touch Article 6 of the Paris Agreement provides a high-level approach to creating global carbon markets, envisioning three main approaches: cooperation between parties to the Paris Agreement; the establishment of a centralised mechanism to support sustainable development, where credits could be traded, with participation from both public and private sectors; and “non market” […]

More than carbon: Understanding the underlying value of carbon credits

Get In Touch As carbon markets in Australia and internationally continue to evolve, the policies, methodologies and Standards that support them are being improved and the market’s understanding of what drives the price of each carbon credit is maturing. Following the recent policy changes across Australia’s compliance market and improved transparency in the international voluntary […]