Enric Arderiu, Global Head of Environmental Products, Mercuria

On our third installment of Carbon Frontiers 2024, we welcome Enric Arderiu, Global Head of Environmental Products at Mercuria, into the SmarterMarkets™ studio. Host David Greely sits down with Enric to discuss the range of ways in which market participants – in both the voluntary and compliance markets – are learning from past mistakes and […]

Svenja Telle, Director of Origination, Base Carbon

We continue our Carbon Frontiers series with Svenja Telle, Director of Origination at Base Carbon. SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Svenja to discuss the vital role of carbon removal in achieving our global emissions reduction targets. Together, they cover the strengths of technology-based carbon removals, the importance of community engagement and co-benefits in […]

Barbara Baarsma, CEO, Rabo Carbon Bank, Rabobank

Increased temperatures resulting from global warming pose a massive threat to the global agricultural system. If that alone wasn’t enough to tackle — our population is growing resulting in a need for increased food production with decreased environmental impact.  Enter carbon farming.  Today, host David Greely connects with the CEO of Rabobank’s Carbon Bank, Barbara […]

Norman Wray, Former Governor Galapagos Islands

How can we quantify the impacts of carbon emissions on a region like the galapagos islands and what steps can be taken to offset these emissions?  Norman Wray, former president of the governing council of the Galapagos Islands joins us this week to discuss the implications of tourism and its carbon footprint on one of […]

Neil McDougall, Chairman, DelAgua Group

A lack of understanding of carbon projects, their efficacy and reporting methods has contributed greatly to what we’ve dubbed ‘carbon confusion’ for ESG minded investors and corporations — specifically concerning the generation and verification of carbon credits. Neil McDougall, Chairman of DelAgua Group, shares a Saturday morning with David Greely to explore carbon markets through the […]

Phil Hardwick, CEO, HCBL

Phil Hardwick, CEO of HCBL, joins host David Greely to kick off our podcast series Demystifying the Carbon Markets. Phil sets the stage and shares the benefits of his more than 15 years of experience in the environmental and carbon markets, working with both carbon project developers and investors to bring investment capital to high […]

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