Nature-based solutions

Nature-based solutions can involve programs to restore and protect forests and wetlands, coastal rehabilitation as well as protecting communities and infrastructure from floods, soil erosion and landslides.

Nature-based solutions are a focus of many large, voluntary carbon market initiatives and are also at the heart of mechanisms under the Paris Agreement. For example, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+), intends to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests by offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development.

We have been at the forefront of the development and implementation of carbon markets for almost 20 years. Over the last 10 years, our work on voluntary carbon projects has consistently involved nature-based solutions. We have extensive experience in considering issues such as local law due diligence on project seller’s rights to GHG reductions and the interface with government representatives (such as those responsible for protected areas).

We are active in a range of industry groups such as the International Emissions Trading Association. Members of the team have previously sat as private sector observer to key institutions in the REDD+ sector such as the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility.

The firm works across a range of clients with carbon projects. They have a range of experience to draw on when providing advice. Chambers Global 2021: Global-Wide Climate change

“The team is "very involved in the carbon market and is very supportive in this space, providing a lot of experience and contribution. The source adds: "They are very good on market trends and issues." Chambers Global 2021: Global-Wide Climate change

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