A Letter to TerraCarbon’s Clients and Partners
On behalf of the TerraCarbon team, we want to thank our clients and partners for their tireless efforts over the past 12 tiring months to advance conservation and the fight for a safe climate.
The pandemic brought new challenges for our clients and partners in 2020, particularly for those working with communities with little access to healthcare or with livelihoods impacted by the loss of tourism. And it highlighted the need and the value of sustainable sources of finance, like carbon finance, to create resilient outcomes for nature and for communities.
Like many others, over the past year, we have had to adapt the way we work and to find new ways to support projects remotely. Our usual field visits to survey site conditions, to gather data, to meet with stakeholders and to train field staff have been replaced by zoom meetings, screen shares, and cell phone and Facetime calls from the field to do the same. It hasn’t always been ideal, but it has worked. Together with our clients and partners, we made important progress in 2020 to expand offset methodologies, to bring new nature-based projects to market, and to advise on key natural climate solution initiatives. Highlights in 2020 included: