Vol. 74 No. 6 (2019):
Technical notes

Voluntary carbon market: the certifications of CO2 absorption of the Piedmont forests. State of art, regional perspectives and projects

Fabio Petrella
Ricercatore I.P.L.A s.p.a, corso Casale 476, Torino
Marco Corgnati
Funzionario Regione Piemonte, corso Stati Uniti 21, Torino
Pier Giorgio Terzuolo
Ricercatore I.P.L.A s.p.a, corso Casale 476, Torino

Published 2020-01-14


  • forestry credits,
  • CO2


The Piedmont Region has recently adopted a resolution (DGR 24-4638 of 06/02/17) in preparation of the forestry carbon credit voluntary market on the basis of a document, the so-called Guidelines, with the aim to define the general framework of silvicultural practices to be assumed as ordinary in terms of wood logging indices. At present, the procedure for the determination, accounting, validation and marketing of carbon credits from forestry in Piedmont is under study