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Environment Q&A Surgeries

The UN Global Compact Network UK’s series of Environment Q&A Surgeries are designed to offer sustainability professionals a forum to engage with leaders and experts on a range of environmental topics. The sessions are open to all UN Global Compact Network UK members who are looking to learn and who are seeking support on environment-related practices and challenges.


Environment Q&A Surgery: Carbon Markets and Beyond Value Chain Mitigation
Thursday 13 June, 10:00 – 11:00 BST

New expectations are being placed on businesses to take a systemic view of their impacts and dependencies and fund mitigation activities beyond their value chains. This is reflected in the latest guidance from SBTi on Beyond Value Chain Mitigation (BVCM), and the evolving utility of voluntary carbon markets (VCM) to move away from compensating corporate emissions. Businesses that allocate funding towards BVCM either through the VCM, adaptation and resilience measures, or emerging climate technologies will unlock more opportunities to minimise risk and build long-term resilience.

This session will provide an overview of how BVCM and high-integrity carbon markets allow businesses to show climate leadership and contribute to systemic impacts through their investments. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions about how to adopt the latest guidance, trends in corporate use of the VCM, and how BVCM investments can support their overall emissions reduction strategies.

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Scarlett Benson
Beyond Value Chain Mitigation Lead

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Lydia Sheldrake
Director of Policy and Partnerships

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Guy Turner
Managing Director of Carbon Markets

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Philip Jackson
Head of Tech Strategy and Execution

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Mauricio Bermudez Neubauer
Carbon Strategy and Intelligence Global Lead


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