SGS suspension threatens carbon market integrity

Carbon emission

Carbon traders have expressed concern over the UN’s suspension of SGS UK, the largest carbon project verifier in the world. It is the second designated operating entity (DOE) to receive such treatment. SGS UK has been accused of failing to audit projects sufficiently and employing staff that were not properly qualified to perform audits of carbon projects. UN inspectors found six irregularities in SGS’s work, exposed in a recent surprise inspection. The suspension will be lifted once the UN

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