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The Integrity Council hosts events and webinars throughout the year, both in person and online.

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Webinar Recording – Market Consultation Group

When: 19 June 2024

What: Remarks from Annette Nazareth, Market Consultation group survey, update on assessment decisions and timelines, Q&A.

Who:

​Chris Leeds, Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

​Annette Nazareth, ICVCM Governing Board, Chair

Pedro Barata, ICVCM Governing Board, Co-Chair

FT Moral Money Summit Europe

When: 22 – 23 May 2024

Where: In-Person & Digital | The Biltmore Mayfair | London, UK

A new wave of new disclosure regulations presents fresh challenges to companies and investors whose sustainability credentials are already under fierce scrutiny.

Join government officials, investors, leading NGOs and corporates on 22nd – 23rd May in London for an in-depth exploration and discussion of the crucial themes defining the current sustainability agenda.

Some speakers include the Chair of ISSB, Vice Chairman of Roche, CEOs of ATP, European Climate Foundation, as well as the Commissioner for the US CFTC, plus many more.

As part of The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market community, you can save 20% off on your in-person and digital pass with discount code ICVCM: https://bit.ly/4djoGxi

Webinar Recording – Delivering Integrity to the VCM: What does it mean for investors?

When: 15 May 2024

What: Insights into what high-integrity CCP-labelled credits and the VCMI Claims Code of Practice mean for investors, and importantly, how these rules are working to bring a new, high-integrity chapter for the voluntary carbon market.

Who:

​Lorna Ritchie, Director of Public Affairs, ICVCM

​Anton Tsvetov, Associate Director of Policy, ICVCM

Jasna Selih, Senior Specialist, Climate Action 100+ (CA100+)

Hans Mehn, Partner, Generation Investment Management (Generation IM)

Raffaella Infanti, Engagement Manager, Voluntary Carbon Markets Initiative (VCMI)

Sam Israelit, Chief Sustainability Officer, Bain and Company

Webinar Recording – Market Consultation Group

When: 8 May 2024

What: Insights into our assessment decisions, timeline and our Continuous Improvement work.

Who:

​Chris Leeds, Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

​Alexia Kelly,  Managing Director of the Carbon Policy and Markets Initiative (CPMI)

Amy Merrill, ICVCM Executive Secretariat, Interim COO

Webinar Recording – Market Consultation Group

When: 9 April 2024

What: Webinar of the Market Consultation Group. Find a recording of the event here.

Who:

​Chris Leeds, Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

​Alexia Kelly,  Managing Director of the Carbon Policy and Markets Initiative (CPMI)

​Kelly Kizzier,  ICVCM Board, Standards Oversight Committee Co-Chair

Amy Merrill, ICVCM Executive Secretariat, Interim COO

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Webinar Recording – Market Consultation Group

When: 6 March 2024

What: Webinar of the Market Consultation Group. Find a recording of the event here.

Who:

​Chris Leeds, Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

​Annette Nazareth,  ICVCM Board Chair

Sonja Gibbs, ICVCM Board

Jeff Swartz, Market Representative, ICVCM Board

Webinar Recording – Market Consultation Group

When: 8 February 2024

What: Inaugural webinar of the Market Consultation Group.

Who:

​Chris Leeds, Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered

​Alexia Kelly,  Managing Director of the Carbon Policy and Markets Initiative (CPMI)

Amy Merrill, Interim COO

Tara Burke, Director of Communications 

COP28 Recording – How Can Carbon Finance Work for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPs&LCs)?

When: 3 December 2023

What: Find full details of the event here.

Who:

​Mere Takoko, Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau a Apanui, Rongowhakaata, Aotearoa (New Zealand)

​Isack Bryson, Hadzabe, Yaeda Valley, Tanzania

Navy Kroeung, Bunong, Cambodia

​Melena Pollard, Toshao (leader) of River’s View, Guyana

​Annette Nazareth (Chair) and Kanyinke Sena (Board member) representing the ICVCM. Patricia de Matta representing Nature4Climate.

COP28

When: 30 November – 12 December 2023

What: Find a full list of our public events here.

Who: Find a full list of our speakers here.

Progress Update Webinar

When: 27 November 2023

What: A recording of our latest Progress Update Webinar

Who: Chair Annette Lazareth is joined by ICVCM colleagues including: Chris Leeds, Jeff Swartz, Kelley Kizzier, Farrukh Khan, Amy Merril and Tara Burke.

IP & LCs public briefings on the Core Carbon Principles and Assessment Framework

When: 14 September 2023

What: The briefing covered how the CCP Assessment Framework is relevant for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, followed by a Q&A session.

Watch now in English, Français, Español, Português

You can find slide for the public briefings here in English, Français, Español, Português

Who: William McDonnell, COO of ICVCM

Spanish public briefing on the Core Carbon Principles and Assessment Framework

When: 13 September 2023

What: Our virtual Spanish language briefing on the full Core Carbon Principles and Assessment Framework.  

Who: Daniel Ortega-Pacheco, Co-Chair of ICVCM

Core Carbon Principles Public Briefing

When: 1 August 2023

What: The briefing covered how the Integrity Council developed the CCP Assessment Framework and how it operates.

Who: Nat Keohane and William McDonnell (Executive Secretariat Representatives), Daniel Ortega-Pacheco (Expert Panel Co-Chair), and Alexia Kelly (Board)

Annette Nazareth at Sylvera’s Carbon Markets Summit

When: 30 June 2022

What: Our Chair Annette Nazareth joined the “Sustainability Leaders in 2022: Accelerating Climate Ambitions” panel to discuss whether regulators should demand the disclosure of carbon credit quality, and more.

Who: Margaret Mistry; Equinor and Torsten Lichtenau; Bain & Company

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Annette Nazareth at TED

When: 16 June 2022

Our Chair Annette Nazareth participated in the TED Dilemma Series where she discussed the potential the voluntary carbon market and the important role of the Integrity Council in establishing robust standards that will bring much-needed transparency and integrity to the VCM. The video will be released later in the year.

(Photo disclaimer: Annette L. Nazareth speaks at TED Countdown Dilemma Session. June 16, 2022, TED World Theater, New York. Photo: Gilberto Tadday / TED)

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Annette Nazareth at Economist Impact’s annual Sustainability Week

When: 6 – 9 June 2022

What: Our Chair Annette Nazareth joined a fireside chat with journalist and executive editor at the Economist, Anne McElvoy, to discuss how scaling the voluntary carbon market can impact climate change.

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Integrity Council at CFTC Voluntary Carbon Market Convening

When: 2 June 2022

What: Our Governing Board member, Sonja Gibbs, presented at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) first ever Voluntary Carbon Markets Convening to discuss the supply and demand of high-quality carbon credits, and the important role of the VCM.

Who: Sonja was joined by fellow Integrity Council colleagues, including: Kelley Kizzier, Mark Kenber, David Antonioli, Alexia Kelly, Jeff Swartz, and Nat Keohane.

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Nathaniel Keohane senior advisor for Integrity Council speaks in Global Returns Project’s webinar

When: 26 May 2022

What: Carbon Offsets: Solution or Scam?

Who: Nathaniel Keohane, senior advisor to The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market and President of the Centre for Climate and Energy Solutions; Mark Stevenson strategic advisor to governments, NGOs and corporates; Dr Jose Maria Valenzuela, Research Fellow at Oxford Net Zero; Professor Andrew Macintosh, former Chair of the Australian Government’s Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee; Natasha White, Bloomberg News journalist.

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Fireside chat for the World Bank Group’s Innovate4Climate with Integrity Council chair Annette Nazareth

When: 25 May 2022

What: Annette Nazareth was interviewed by Reuters’ editor-at-large, Axel Threlfall

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Dirk Forrister President and CEO of IETA attends European Climate Summit

When: 24 May 2022

What: Dirk Forrister President and CEO of IETA, who are part of the Integrity Council’s executive secretariat, attends the IETA-led European summit.

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Laurent Segalen and Dirk Forrister attend the Mobilising Capital for Clean Energy event at Climate Council Disrupt

When: 17 – 18 May 2022

What: Laurent Segalen member of the Integrity Council’s Distinguished Advisory Group, and Dirk Forrister, part of the Integrity Council’s executive secretariat, joined the Carbon Market panel at the Climate Council event.

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Doris Honold Governing Board member of the Integrity Council speaks at PRMIA’s ESG Virtual Forum

When: 17 May 2022

What: Doris Honold joined PRMIA’s ESG Virtual Forum 2022: The New Era and Frontier of Risk Management to discuss what the future may hold for the voluntary carbon market.

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Sonja Gibbs Governing Board Member to the Integrity Council joins an episode of the Smarter Markets podcast

When: 29 April 2022

What: Sonja Gibbs joined the season finale of the Smarter Markets podcast to discuss the importance of brining integrity to the voluntary carbon market.

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Chris Leeds Elected Market Representative for the Integrity Council attends Institute of International Finances’ Sustainable Finance Roundtable

When: 21 April 2022

What: IIF’s Sustainable Finance Roundtable: Alignment, Integrity and Transition Finance brought together public and private sector participants to discuss key policy and market priorities for sustainable finance.

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Nathaniel Keohane Senior Advisor to the Integrity Council speaks at Bloomberg NEF Summit

When: 20 April 2022

What: Nathaniel Keohane joins panellists for the BNEF summit: Voluntary Carbon Markets: Boom, Bust, Boom? What Comes Next? To discuss the markets shortfalls as it rises in popularity, and how these shortfalls can be
overcome.

Memorial service for Hugh Sealy, Integrity Council Co-Chair

Memorial service for Hugh Sealy, Integrity Council Co-Chair, on 1 April 2022

A memorial service will be held on 1 April for Hugh Sealy, Integrity Council Co-Chair. The service will take place at White Hall Lodge, Barbados at 10am local time (10am ET, 3pm UK, 4pm CET, 10pm SGT) and will be live streamed here

We have lost a great friend and leader. May his soul rest in peace.

Memorial service for Hugh Sealy, Integrity Council Co-Chair

Annette Nazareth Integrity Council chair speaks at The Economist Sustainability Week

When: 24 March 2022

What: Fireside Chat with Annette Nazareth

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Annette Nazareth Integrity Council chair speaks at The Economist Sustainability Week

When: 24 March 2022

What: Fireside Chat with Annette Nazareth

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Integrity Council Board Member Chris Leeds speaks at Edie Sustainability Leaders Forum

When: 8 March 2022 @ 3:25 p.m. GMT

What: The Big Debate: Carbon offsetting to reach net-zero emissions – who’s right, who’s wrong?

Who: Chris Leeds, Board Member of the Integrity Council & Head of Carbon Markets Development, Standard Chartered Bank; Solitaire Townsend, Co-Founder, Futerra; David Riley, Head of Carbon Neutrality, Anglian Water; Matt Gorman, Head of Sustainability, Heathrow; Nicholas Daniel, Head of Commercial Sustainability, ClimatePartner; Lisa Bolin, Climate Lead, Polestar

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The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market Co-Chair Dr. Hugh Sealy speaks at Financial Times Climate Capital Live

When: 8 March 2022 @ 3:15 – 3:55 p.m. GMT / 10:15 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. ET

What: The New Agenda Debate: Carbon Offsetting A Solution or a Con?

Who: Dr. Hugh Sealy, Co-Chair of the Integrity Council; Dr. Thomas Hale, Founder & CEO, Blavatnik School of Governance; Constance Chalchat, Head of CIB Company Engagement & Global Markets Chief Sustainability Officer, BNP Paribas

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