Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) prices rose across the past week in both Human Induced Regeneration (HIR) and Generic (Landfill Waste Gas, Energy Efficiency, etc.) trades, with lower volumes – particularly for HIR units – not leading to an associated fall in value. While uncertainty over the passage of the Safeguard Mechanism (Crediting) Amendment Bill continues, market sentiment remains positive, with high emitting facilities continuing to size up the impact of proposed Safeguard reform on market dynamics, and individual go-to-market strategies.
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.