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Voluntary Carbon Credit Market Analysis

  • Report ID: GMI6937
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
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Voluntary Carbon Credit Market Analysis

Voluntary Carbon Credit Market Revenue Share, By End Use, 2022

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Based on end use, the forestry and land-use end use segment is set to grow at a CAGR of over 27.9% through 2032. The projects are emerging as pivotal players, where they are leading a paradigm shift in climate mitigation strategies. Afforestation and reforestation efforts are gaining prominence as they effectively sequester carbon while fostering biodiversity and ecosystem restoration. These projects, often referred to as "natural climate solutions," blend carbon sequestration with sustainable land practices and co-benefits, encompassing biodiversity conservation and community engagement. To ensure their quality, they adhere to stringent certification and verification standards such as the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and the Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standard (CCB).

Growing climate awareness among consumers and investors coupled with rising green initiatives across the globe will augment the industry landscape. Forestry and land-use projects that offer tangible climate and social benefits are attracting significant interest. In addition, their multifaceted approach, combining carbon sequestration with biodiversity conservation, community engagement, and sustainable land practices, makes them pivotal trends in the market.

Asia Pacific Voluntary Carbon Credit Market, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)  

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Asia Pacific voluntary carbon credit market is estimated to expand at 31.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, driven by the region's growing role in climate mitigation and sustainability initiatives. Surge in renewable energy investments, particularly in solar and wind projects, leading to increased demand for renewable energy-based carbon credits. Afforestation and reforestation projects are gaining prominence as countries prioritize efforts to combat deforestation and restore ecosystems, generating carbon credits while aligning with global forest restoration goals.

Online platforms and marketplaces for voluntary carbon credits are gaining traction, making it easier for businesses and individuals to access and purchase credits. Evolving government policies related to carbon pricing and emissions reductions may further boost the demand for carbon credits. Collaborative projects involving multiple countries are demonstrating cross-border efforts to address climate change collectively, generating cross-border carbon credits.

Authors: Ankit Gupta, Shashank Sisodia

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market valuation of voluntary carbon credit was surpassed USD 2.4 billion in 2023 and is set to expand at over 27% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by the expanding carbon pricing mechanism coupled with increasing demand for corporate sustainability initiatives backed by favorable government policies.

Voluntary carbon credit market size from the forestry and land-use end-use segment is poised to witness more than 27.9% growth rate between 2023 and 2032, owing to the ongoing afforestation and reforestation efforts.

Asia Pacific market for voluntary carbon credit will expand at over 31.5% CAGR from 2023 and 2032, attributed to the surging renewable energy investments, particularly in solar and wind projects.

Some of the top voluntary carbon credit industry players are Carbon Trust, Climate Impact Partners, South Pole, 3Degrees, VERRA, TerraPass, CarbonClear, Shell, Microsoft, PwC, EcoAct, ClimeCo LLC., Ecosecurities, ALLCOT, Atmosfair, and The Carbon Collective Company.

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Tables & Figures: 348
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 290
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