GreenTrees Executive to Join Panel Discussion at Climate & Capital Conference
Chandler Van Voorhis, GreenTrees co-founder and managing partner, will share expert insight on nature based carbon removal credits
THE PLAINS, Va., Sept. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — WHAT
Chandler Van Voorhis, co-founder and managing partner at GreenTrees, will join a panel of experts at the Climate & Capital Conference in a session titled, “The Role of Environmental Markets in Net Zero: Creating an Asset Class for Natural Capital.”
Coinciding with Climate Week NYC, the Climate & Capital Conference, hosted by ICE, Gitterman Asset Management and FINTECH.TV, will bring together industry leaders in investment, business, and climate communities to discuss pertinent climate topics. These will include strategies to align capital with climate commitments, ways to engage with corporate issuers on decarbonization strategies, and solutions to measure and manage climate risk.
ICE recently announced two upcoming auctions of GreenTrees’ nature-based carbon removal credits to be held later this year. Each auction will offer 250,000 Emission Reduction Tons (ERTs) from GreenTrees’ reforestation projects. The ERTs offered for sale by GreenTrees are issued by the American Carbon Registry (ACR) with each ERT representing the removal from the atmosphere of the equivalent of one metric ton of carbon dioxide.
Chandler Van Voorhis, co-founder and managing partner, GreenTrees
Chandler Van Voorhis is the co-founder and managing partner at GreenTrees, a global leader in reforestation to answer climate change and the largest reforestation program operator in the U.S. At GreenTrees, he drives the organization’s efforts to address climate change through reforestation. Under Chandler’s leadership, GreenTrees has engaged more than 600 landowners ranging from 10 to 3,500+ acres, planting 130,000+ acres of trees that have generated carbon offset credits equivalent to removing more than six million metric tons of carbon from the Earth’s atmosphere.
With over 20 years of industry experience, Chandler is a leading expert in conservation and ecological markets. In 2002, he was awarded the ChevronTexaco Conservation Award, the nation’s most distinguished private conservation award. He has made appearances as a guest lecturer at Princeton and Yale, hosted a TEDx Talk and has authored several publications on the emergence of natural capital. Prior to GreenTrees, Chandler was the co-host of GreenWave Radio, a nationally ranked syndicated radio talk show on business and the environment.
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Time: 11:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET
To learn more or to register to attend virtually, please visit: https://www.theice.com/event/virtual/rsvp/climate-n-capital-conference
GreenTrees is the market leader in reforestation and carbon removal in the U.S. A model land equity program for landowners, GreenTrees generates the largest number of forestry carbon removal credits in the U.S. The only carbon removal program open to both small and large landowners, GreenTrees engages individual landowners to plant forests, measure the growth annually and convert the annual growth into carbon credits. All carbon credits in GreenTrees’ projects undergo a rigorous verification process by the American Carbon Registry and are accepted by global environmental markets as the highest standard for quality in nature-based carbon removals. Wholly owned by ACRE Investment Management, LLC, GreenTrees has engaged 600+ landowners ranging from 10 to 3,500+ acres and planted 130,000+ acres of forests that have removed more than six million metric tons of carbon from the Earth’s atmosphere; these existing planted acres will remove a projected 30 million metric tons over the next 40 years; additional plantings will grow carbon removal capacity significantly as GreenTrees’ parent company’s affiliate platform company, ACRE IO, will accelerate planting velocity for GreenTrees and other independent projects. Fortune 500 companies trust GreenTrees’ carbon credits to meet sustainability goals and combat climate change. For more information about GreenTrees, visit https://www.green-trees.com/.
Elizabeth Buccianti, Gabriel Marketing Group (for GreenTrees), 407-463-8865, [email protected]
SOURCE Gabriel Marketing Group (for GreenTrees)
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