Carbon market advisory

Service overview

Consensus over the need for climate action has given rise to markets for carbon credits to pursue carbon neutrality or net-zero corporate and governmental action.

Perspectives can help you generating carbon credits for your substantial mitigation efforts so that you can trade them profitably on voluntary carbon markets, Article 6 or compliance schemes. We offer more than 20 years of experience in carbon markets and carbon-related finance, and we know exactly how to maximize the carbon credits you receive and how to turn them to your financial and strategic advantage.

We can also support you in purchasing high-quality carbon credits for your legitimate carbon neutrality or net-zero corporate claim.

Companies that invest in a brighter, more stable and sustainable future for all of us should benefit from their forward thinking. Perspectives’ market advisory services help ensure that they do.

Our up-to-date knowledge on the latest regulatory and market developments helps companies achieve their goals in carbon credit generation or use of carbon credits fast and with environmental integrity.

The number of offsets sold (in million Tons) has doubled in the last 2 years

Source: Taksforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets

Note: One carbon credit represents one ton of carbon dioxide equivalent avoided or sequestered

Do well by doing good

Opportunities abound for companies to source carbon credits or generate them with own projects. No matter if the credits are going to be used for complying with own targets or selling into the market, we help our clients claim every benefit due to them.

  • Carbon credit generation
    • Feasibility assessment
    • Methodology development
    • Project development
  • Carbon credit use strategy
    • Choose right credit attributes
    • Use credits for appropriate purposes
    • Communicate effectively
  • Capacity building and advice on Voluntary Carbon Market, Article 6 and other crediting schemes

What our experts say

What sets us apart

Environmental integrity

Climate leaders must not cut corners. When you work with us, you will learn to distinguish substantial business opportunities from questionable ones, allow your company to establish itself as a leader in meaningful climate action and avoid damage to its reputation.

Proven innovation

We are internationally recognized for our contributions to the advancement of the carbon market. For example, our CDM baseline and monitoring methodologies have posted a market-leading success rate.

Scientific grounding

We are more than just advisors: we help shape the field with our research and analysis. With more than 100 research articles to date, we constantly contribute to the latest knowledge and understanding of climate policy instruments, keeping your business ahead of the curve.

Regulatory leadership

Our experts lead and participate in international task forces and working groups, helping you understand today’s climate policy landscape and the carbon markets of the future.

Customized carbon credit solutions

The market for voluntary and compliance carbon credits is changing rapidly. We stay on top of market developments by actively participating in the latest, most instrumental carbon market initiatives, then share the benefit of our experience with you.

We navigate you through the fragmented world of carbon credit standards (CDM, VCM and Article 6) and methodologies as well as demand sources for carbon credits. Your carbon market objectives help us develop a strategy tailored to your business.

To make your carbon market investments lastingly profitable, we offer technical, economic, and regulatory expertise in Nature-Based Solutions, Net Emissions Technologies, and other cutting-edge means of measuring and trading GHG emission reductions.

Our deep knowledge of sustainable-development accounting ensures that your carbon market investments contribute measurably to the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Our Publications

Voulmes and types of UNUSED CERTIFIED EMISSION REDUCTIONS (CERS)

Pricing of verified emission reduction units under Article 6

Latest media

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FAQs

The first step toward lowering your corporate carbon footprint is understanding it. Our proven methodologies give you a clear and comprehensive understanding of your company’s greenhouse gas emissions, helping you set realistically ambitious reduction targets while identifying opportunities to reduce your carbon footprint.

Your carbon footprint involves more than just the greenhouse gasses produced by your own operations. It includes your entire value- and supply chains and extends to employee commuting and business travel. We calculate the GHG emissions associated with these extended parts of your business, giving you the insights needed to plan truly meaningful climate action.

We document the carbon embedded in each product you manufacture or sell, at each stage of its life, from manufacture to sale and use, and through to disposal. This does more than give you a meaningfully granular look at your GHG contributions; it also helps identify the appropriate standard to use when calculating the carbon footprint of each product for which you are responsible.

Your extended carbon footprint extends to your company’s investment portfolio, including pension funds and retirement accounts, insurance instruments, and sovereign wealth funds. We carefully document the carbon footprint represented by your company’s entire range of financial investments, giving you another avenue to document your commitment to meaningful action.

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