How to develop carbon credits and make money

South Pole is a carbon asset manager that helps companies develop projects that create credits to trade on carbon trading markets. We talk to Renat Heuberger, a managing partner at South Pole, about the industry.

How aware are Asian companies about the carbon trading market
The world of carbon is dividing into two parts -- those with Kyoto targets and those without Kyoto targets. The countries that have Kyoto protocol targets at the moment are mainly OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries, and in Asia ex-Australia, Japan is the only country that has such targets. As a result, only Japan has so far been acting as a buyer.

In other Asian countries,...

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