Aera and Ecosphere+ Extend Partnership For Additional Carbon Credits From Africa

Aera Group SAS (“Aera”), the largest originator and trader of African carbon credits is pleased to announce the execution of a new transaction with Ecosphere+ Ltd (“Ecosphere+”), one of the largest worldwide nature-based solutions offsets provider. The transaction covers the forward sale of Verra VCS credits generated by an efficient cookstoves program for households in…

Can REDD+ generate high-integrity carbon credits and support the achievement of the Paris Agreement targets?

The world is facing a twin crisis both in climate change and the loss of biodiversity, which are interconnected. There is general consensus that valuing the environmental services provided by initiatives such as REDD+[1] is key to promoting an economic transition in tropical forest countries, leading to the development of innovative approaches and sustainable businesses that aim…

On the eve of COP26

COP26 is almost here, and it’s time to face the facts. The twin challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss are threatening all corners of the globe, and we’re not doing enough to stand up to the challenge.  We’ve got a long way to go, and this is undeniable. But at Ecosphere+, we’re entering the…

New IETA paper calls for increased investment to prevent deforestation

The International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has recently released a paper calling for increased investment in Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) to recognise the importance of pathways that reduce and avoid emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. The paper highlights the invaluable contribution that REDD+ can make not only to the fight against climate change, but…

YAYZY and Ecosphere+ partner to scale up natural solutions to climate change

An increasing number of individuals across all generations now actively seek a sustainable lifestyle. However, the majority agree that it’s still too difficult to be sustainable and to track their impact on the environment. It’s inconvenient, and hard to know where to start. YAYZY and Ecosphere+ have joined forces to help consumers understand the carbon footprint of daily…

The Ecosphere+ and Reforestum partnership wins WEF’s UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge!

Reforestum and Ecosphere+ are proud winners of the World Economic Forum’s UpLink Trillion Trees Challenge, a competition to find the top three solutions leading the fight to save our global forests. Reforestum and Ecosphere+ deliver an end-to-end solution that brings transparency through technology to scale climate action, connecting companies and individuals to vital conservation and…