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Microsoft Goes Big In Brazil’s Voluntary Carbon Credit Market
January 8, 2024
Microsoft Corp is making a big move into Brazil’s voluntary carbon market with a deal to buy credits from a large-scale project to reforest degraded parts of the Amazon.

Tech giant’s purchase from Mombak to remove 1.5 million tons

Brazilian startup tapping shift away from carbon offsets

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Brazil looks to start-ups in battle to reforest the Amazon
July 4, 2024
Companies are replanting millions of hectares and generating revenue through carbon credit sales
Canada Pension Joins Startup at $100 Million Reforestation Fund
July 4, 2024
Canada’s largest pension fund has joined a project to produce carbon credits by planting more than 100 native tree species on degraded land in Brazil’s Amazon region.
McLaren buys carbon credits in quest for net zero
July 4, 2024
SAO PAULO/LONDON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - McLaren Racing has agreed to purchase carbon credits from reforestation projects in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and CO2 removal initiatives in Britain and the U.S. as part of its bid to achieve net zero emissions by 2040, the team said on Thursday. McLaren competes in Formula One and the IndyCar Series, with emissions coming - in addition to motor racing itself - from activities such as air travel, with Formula One set to race 24 times in 22 different countries next year.
A Long-Shot Climate Bet Suddenly Turns Hot
July 4, 2024
One carbon removal method uses giant fan-like devices to pull carbon from the air
Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef?
July 4, 2024
Cattle ranches have ruled the Amazon for decades. Now, new companies are selling something else: the ability of trees to lock away planet-warming carbon.
World Bank to issue bond to boost Amazon reforestation
July 4, 2024
SAO PAULO, June 13 (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Tuesday it will issue a new bond expected to raise some $200 million to support its sustainability activities and reforestation in Brazil's Amazon, and has chosen HSBC (HSBA.L), opens new tab to structure the transaction. The principal-protected bond will support the World Bank's sustainable development activities and provide financing for reforestation projects selected by Brazilian startup Mombak through the foregone coupon payments.