EM Insights Brief: Buyers of Voluntary Carbon Offsets, a Regional Analysis – the Third and Final Installment of the State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2020

What’s inside? This installment features European & North American Buyers Offsets Prices, Volumes, and Insights, highlighting some notable similarities and disparities between European and North American buyers, showing that in 2019:

  • Compared to Europe, a greater but declining portion of public sector and non-profit buyers are present in North America.
  • In both regions, the Finance/Insurance sector bought relatively high volumes of carbon credits.
  • Likely for reasons of supply, Europe was more likely to purchase international credits while North America tended to go domestic.