Carbon markets – the simple and the not so simple

Have you ever been told that carbon markets/trading are an inherently complex/complicated topic that only experts understand? Well, you’ve been lied to. Twice! In a single sentence! The first lie is that the matter is inherently complex/complicated. Explaining what carbon trading is, or even what a carbon market entails, is, in fact, surprisingly simple: That’s…

Not all standards are certifications – John D Rockefeller

Some of the most visible standards in the world happen to be certifications. A famous case is the International Standarisation Organisation’s (ISO) quality-oriented ISO 9000, probably the most widespread certification scheme in the planet. And yet, not all standards are certifications. But not all standards are certifications. At its core, a process of standardisation is…

Not all standards are certifications – the example of ESG

Some of the most visible standards in the world happen to be certifications. The best example is the International Standarisation Organisation’s (ISO) quality-oriented ISO 9000, which is probably the most widespread certification scheme in the planet. And yet, not all standards are certifications. My favourite example of a non-certification standard is the latest trend in…