VCS Event: Bridging the REDD+ Gap from Projects to Programs
Please join us at Carbon Expo for a side event on government and private sector efforts to scale up to first-of-their-kind integrated jurisdictional REDD+ programs.
Jurisdictional REDD+ programs present a major opportunity for governments to dramatically increase the scope of forest conservation in a region, while simultaneously unlocking the economic power of carbon finance. This panel will discuss new examples of implementing integrated REDD+ programs with those who are on the front lines, featuring expert representatives from some of the private businesses, project developers and NGOs who helped develop theVCS Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Requirements.
The panel will focus specifically on how leading national and subnational jurisdictions, as well as forward-thinking project developers and funds, are collaborating on the development of jurisdictional REDD+ programs. These efforts include applying the VCS Jurisdictional REDD+ (JNR) Framework as well as the CARE/CCBA REDD+ Social & Environmental Standards to quantify carbon benefits of innovative forest practices while ensuring safeguards are enforced and multiple benefits are delivered.
Please find event information below.
|What:||All-Encompassing REDD+: From Projects to Integrated Jurisdictional Programs|
|Date:||Thursday, 30 May 2013|
|Where:||Side Event Room 8, Carbon Expo|
|Who:||David Antonioli, Chief Executive Officer, Verified Carbon Standard Association|
|Kevin Brennan, Portfolio Manager, Terra Global Capital
Joanna Durbin, Director, Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance
Ludovino Lopes, Ludovino Lopes Lawyers
Mike Korchinsky, CodeREDD+
Comments or questions about the side event may be sent to Garrett Russo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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