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What is the expected pricing structure for carbon with biodiversity benefits versus a biodiversity credit?

Carbon credits with biodiversity benefits can currently be verified according to Verra’s Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards. Credits certified by the CCB Standard receive a premium of about 30% the price of the credit. This is based on buyer willingness-to-pay, not the cost to deliver those non-carbon benefits. 

Biodiversity credits, on the other hand, would operate with a cost-plus pricing structure—in other words, based on the cost to implement the underlying activities plus a potential premium based on buyer willingness-to-pay.