The carbon market playbook keeps expanding and likely will continue into the near future. While farmers and landowners are definitely some of the market’s MVPs, it’s important to keep an eye on the current carbon market companies also in the game, especially if you’re ready to make a play. Carbon markets pay farmers for practices that meet specific criteria to benefit the ecosystem through land management practices. Yet, the sale of carbon credits to companies interested in offsetting their greenhouse gas emissions usually requires a middleman.
Here’s an overview of the eight companies that bring farmers (sellers) and carbon buyers together: