Flaws in the carbon offset market are well known. Listen to this 34-minute podcast with Tomas Thyblad at puro.earth, recently acquired by Nasdaq to develop new market solutions for carbon risk management. Hear about:
- The concept behind Puro.earth.
- What makes it and carbon removals different from traditional emissions offsets/trading.
- What risks are important in the carbon offset market, and how Puro.earth deals with those.
Even though the SEC’s climate disclosure rule is only in the proposal stage, investors are already asking companies to supply information aligned with the proposal, and there is a reasonable chance the rule will be finalized be the end of this year. Taking practical action now is necessary due to the complexity of the disclosure, the prevailing lack of emissions data and related governance/control systems. Our new checklist Preparing for the SEC’s New Climate Disclosure offers step-by-step guidance on what you need to be doing now.
Annotated version of the final SEC’s climate disclosure proposal showing differences between the original document and the document published in the Federal Register. Numerous additions and deletions were made with no public announcement.