Driving Collaboration in Carbon Finance: Carbon Markets Workshop, Qatar

9月 26, 2023

Collaboration stands as the linchpin in accelerating the global climate transition. Bradley Busetto, Co-CEO, shared invaluable insights into how cooperative efforts can reshape carbon markets under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement.

Spurring innovation in carbon finance

On 12-13 September 2023, Doha became a hub for climate discourse. The two-day function, hosted by The Al-Attiyah Foundation and the Qatar Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC), brought together a diverse assembly of 100 delegates and visitors from around the world to participate in discussions, interactive sessions, and panels that spanned a wide spectrum of topics.

The workshop unveiled strategies and frameworks that could redefine carbon trading in Qatar. International experts, practitioners, and policymakers converged to dissect the opportunities and intricacies of strategic implementation of Article 6.2 and Article 6.4, specific to Qatar and the broader MENA Region.

The Power of Market-Based Mechanisms

Many nations are looking to market-based mechanisms as the key to bridging the climate finance gap and meeting the objectives set out in the Paris Agreement. Such mechanisms, which leverage market dynamics and pricing, incentivize the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, establishing themselves as a popular policy choice for nations aiming to meet climate targets.

Innovation from Japan

Bradley spotlighted the Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism, an internationally recognized scheme under the Paris Agreement, Article 6. This mechanism uniquely serves to produce carbon credits through technology and resource transfer between Japan and developing countries. Bradley also delved deeper into its practical impact to empower sustainable initiatives in developing nations, and how this is working in practice with a hydro project in Indonesia.

With such gatherings as the Carbon Markets Workshop, the journey toward a sustainable future is collaboratively charted, bearing testimony to the power of united action in the face of global challenges.

馬場 渉

パナソニックホールディングス株式会社サステナビリティ担当。 コーポレートイノベーション、グリーントランスフォーメーションを担当した。 その後パナソニックグループの環境・エネルギー事業を担当し、 グループ経営戦略と一体化したPanasonic GREEN IMPACTの策定、サステナビリティ委員会、 環境エネルギー技術戦略会議などの設置に携わる。 それ以前は、SAPジャパン株式会社、SAP America Inc、SAP Labs LLCなどでビジネス、 研究開発、デザイン部門の経営を歴任。20年以上に渡り様々なセクターにおける イノベーションとサステナビリティを専門とし、 公益社団法人日本プロサッカーリーグ(Jリーグ)、株式会社フィナンシェ、 Code for Japan、英Peace One Dayなどの取締役や理事、アドバイザーを務める。