Catalysing Market Mechanisms to Help Deliver NDC Commitments and Crowd in Private Sector


With co-hosts CMIA and Gold Standard

Thursday, 4th November

Venue: NDC Partnership COP26 Pavilion, Hall 4

Time: 14:00 – 15:00 GMT

This session seeks to showcase how market mechanisms can align with countries’ NDCs in their investment and finance plans.

Carbon market mechanisms can offer a tool to help support climate action, build resilience, and catalyze private investments at scale in energy access for underserved communities, energy efficiency, renewable energy, low-carbon transportation, and the preservation of natural capital.


  • Margaret-Ann Splawn, CMIA, Executive Director


  • Chris Leeds, Standard Chartered, Group CEO and Chair of the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets
  • Margaret Kim, Gold Standard, CEO
  • Bianca Gichangi, Coordinator at Eastern Africa Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance
  • Edward Hanrahan, ClimateCare, Chairman

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