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Oct 2021- Making Sense of Markets for Ecosystem Services

21 September 2021

Emerging Environmental Markets: October 14th, 2021

In this session we will focus on what will help with identification and management of opportunities and trends in emergent environmental markets.

Ian Mackenzie, UQ - The Drivers of Emerging Environmental Markets (presentation copy available here)

  • Types and context of environmental markets
  • Nature of environmental markets in Australia
  • The reality now - eg China initiatives
  • Lessons learned - what works and what does not
  • Some examples from Granite Belt

Amelia Selles, DES - Environmental Impact & The role of Environmental Markets

  • Voluntary vs compliance environmental markets, where do environmental offsets fit in
  • Role of government
  • Challenges and opportunities, what are we hearing?
  • How do we better support environmental markets in Queensland?

Carole Sweatman, GreenCollar Group - Scale and Opportunity in the Real World

  • What are the opportunities?
  • Imagine this was a new major commodity
  • How do we get ahead of the curve?
  • How do we position ourselves now?
  • Implications of market based apporaches to our organisation/community

Nigel Onley, Taroom Producer - Decision making factors and influences

  • What considerations, what does a producer need to know for decisions?
  • Impediments experienced - practices, natural resource, political, cultural?
  • Opportunities realised: results


Listen to the audio from this event here. (Note: unfortunately the video recording failed to download)