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Implementing Finance & Insurance Standards for the U.S. Forestry Carbon Market

Ben Dappen

What benefits would U.S. forest carbon participants derive from the adaptation and implementation of finance and insurance standards? In addition,  what is being discussed with regards to compliance standards in Washington, DC?  A recent webinar hosted by 2degrees explores these issues more thoroughly than any forum to date.

What benefits would U.S. forest carbon participants derive from the adaptation and implementation of finance and insurance standards? In addition,  what is being discussed with regards to compliance standards in Washington, DC?  A recent webinar hosted by 2degrees explores these issues more thoroughly than any forum to date.

9 July 2010 | Gabriel Thoumi (Forest Carbon Offsets LLC), Augustus Kent (CO2RS), and Colm Fay (Erb Institute, University of Michigan) sat down on June 29, 2010, to discuss how forest carbon in the US is maturing in terms of finance and insurance standards and how the adoption of these standards can change the face of risk management for forest carbon projects and assets.

 

The hour-long discussion is broken down into 12 segments:

Watch the videos below for more insight on these issues from leading experts in the field of forest carbon finance.

 

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Ben Dappen has worked with Forest Trends since November 2000 as Webmaster and IT Associate, and also provides design and publishing support. He also serves as a web developer for a number of Forest Trends' partners, including the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) and Ecoagriculture Partners. Ben graduated from Reed College in 2004 with a History degree.

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