Scaling Today’s Carbon Markets: A New Market Blueprint for 2024

Mar 27, 2024 | 0 comments

While 55% of activity was attributable to traditional credits (e.g., forestry and renewable energy), credits tied to projects that remove and store carbon command a price premium, trading at $350 per CO2e ton for their permanence and lower risks.

Voluntary carbon markets (VCMs) have become a force across the globe. But a new report from Nasdaq and The ValueExchange finds that today’s structural challenges imperil tomorrow’s growth.

Carbon credits are in demand from an increasingly diverse audience, fostering an emerging market ecosystem of corporate buyers, fund managers, financers, registries, operators and carbon project owners.

Yet while demand for credits grows, so too do fundamental challenges that obscure, fragment and complicate VCMs.

Continue reading and download the report at Nasdaq