Continued low liquidity saw pricing for Generic ACCUs fall slightly last week, while pricing for Human Induced Regeneration (HIR) units rose as the spread between the two most liquid products on the market widened after starting the week flat. While the spread increased on the week, signs continue to point to increasing convergence between HIR and Generic ACCUs, implying a single price signal based on significantly greater liquidity. Prices held up internationally in both voluntary and compliance markets despite increasing economic headwinds.
This report analyses current activity in the Australian and international voluntary carbon markets, including spot and forward price dynamics, and prices by underlying project methodologies. Analysis considers Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) and voluntary offsets across key international registries including Verra, Gold Standard, the American Carbon Registry, and the Climate Action Reserve.