Uncertainty in the VCM I: Recent Public Reporting
In recent days, the voluntary carbon market has received a lot of criticism, coming from the number of carbon credits issued under the REDD+ project type, which initiated an intense exchange between various players of the VCM and members of...
Assessment of carbon footprint and climate risk for VNH portfolio
Since 2015, Vietnam Holding Limited (VNH) has been the first investment fund in Vietnam to attempt to measure the carbon footprint for their investment portfolio with VNEEC as the consultant to conduct the independent assessments of the VNH portfolio’s carbon...
Carbon credits from cookstove projects: benefits and potentials
In developing countries where the majority of the population still uses open biomass-fired cookstoves for household cooking, the introduction of improved cookstoves that increases energy efficiency or new renewable efficient cooking fuel (fuel switch) can help reduce fuelwood consumption and...
PLASTIC CREDITS: Potential financial resources to support plastic waste collecting and recycling in Vietnam
1. What are plastic credits? Plastic credits are measurable, verifiable, and transferable units representing a specific quantity of plastic that has been collected from the environment or recycled. Unlike carbon credits from plastic waste recycling operations, plastic credits are direct...
International Renewable Energy Certificates” (I-REC), new source of finance for renewable energy projects in Vietnam
The strong commitment of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at COP26 (2021) marks a breakthrough in the development model toward “net-zero” emissions. To achieve the above goal and contribute to the target of keeping the global temperature increase at 1.5oC...