In this paper, we publish the output of our work to develop a CO2e avoidance methodology to support investment decisions. Since the launch of our EU Article 9 fund, Idun I, several years ago, we have gained valuable insights and experience in best practices for measuring impact. We have refined this approach into a robust, best-in-class methodology which is currently in use for underwriting impact investments across all Verdane funds. Now, we are delighted to share our new and revised framework for CO2 avoidance that fulfills the need for an objective approach that applies across investments and funds.
By sharing, our goal is to foster broader adoption of best practices for measuring CO2 avoidance and accelerate the transition to a decarbonised economy. We hope that sharing this methodology will help other investors measure and track their impact during (and beyond) their holding periods. We also hope to accelerate towards a common consensus or standard for measurement methods, ultimately enabling more investment into the sector. We invite collaboration and recognise that global issues simply cannot be solved in isolation.
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