ESMC Finds Potential Demand for Ecosystem Market Credits Approaches $14 Billion

Potential purchases of U.S. ecosystem credits from agriculture could be as high as $13.9 billion according to an IHS Markit economic assessment released today by the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC). The study sought to determine the extent of market demand for credits that American farmers and ranchers can generate … Continue reading ESMC Finds Potential Demand for Ecosystem Market Credits Approaches $14 Billion

ESMC Partners with United Soybean Board, Adds Six New Members

The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium has received $255,500 from the United Soybean Board (USB) to help develop an ecosystem service protocol for the Soy and Corn Belt. ESMC’s ecosystem services protocols measure soil organic carbon, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water quality and water use efficiency. Through the partnership, ESMC will … Continue reading ESMC Partners with United Soybean Board, Adds Six New Members

ESMC Receives $480,000 in Cooperative Agreement with NRCS, Adds Nine New Members

Aided by a $480,000 cooperative agreement with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), ESMC will expand its ecosystem services markets protocol and pilot efforts to four additional regions beyond its first project in the Texas/Oklahoma Southern Great Plains area. The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium LLC (ESMC) is developing a science-based … Continue reading ESMC Receives $480,000 in Cooperative Agreement with NRCS, Adds Nine New Members

ESMRC Working Group Science Advisor Nomination Call

The Ecosystem Services Market Research Consortium (ESMRC) seeks nominations to form an inaugural team of science advisors to participate in ESMRC Working Groups (ESMRC WG) to provide expert insight and advice on the ESMRC research and implementation agenda and activities to advance soil health through a private, voluntary ecosystem services … Continue reading ESMRC Working Group Science Advisor Nomination Call

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Expands with Eight New Members

Addendum to News Release: Indigo Agriculture is no longer a member of ESMC as of October 2019. NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release – June 4, 2019 Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Expands with Eight New Members RALEIGH, North Carolina – Just three months after its official launch, the Ecosystem Services Market … Continue reading Ecosystem Services Market Consortium Expands with Eight New Members