LEAF Coalition Window for Proposals from Forest Jurisdictions Now Open
13th May, 2022 – The LEAF Coalition’s new submission window for proposals from forest jurisdictions is now open. Interested jurisdictions are invited to submit proposals expressing interest in becoming eligible suppliers of Emission Reductions (ERs) to the LEAF Coalition.
The submission window will remain open until September 15th, 2022.
Submissions are welcomed from tropical and subtropical forest countries and sub-national jurisdictions1 Jurisdictions that have not previously submitted a proposal as well as jurisdictions whose applications were not progressed in the first LEAF proposal window, are eligible to apply.
Early submissions will increase the potential for jurisdictions that submit successful proposals to be considered for signing
The new proposal submission window is for ERs from crediting years 2022-2026, with a floor price of US$10 per tonne of CO2 equivalent. ERs must be validated and verified against the ART TREES standard.
Click here for the full proposal template and proposal terms on submissions. Proposals will be processed and assessed on a rolling basis upon receipt.
A series of open Q&A sessions for all interested parties will he held as follows:
– African jurisdictions: May 23, 2022 at 9am EST/2pm Western Africa time/ 4pm Eastern Africa time, zoom link here
– Latin American jurisdictions: May 24, 2022, at 2:30pm EST, zoom link here
– Asian jurisdictions, May 25, 2022 at 7am EST/6pm ICT, zoom link here
Please send any questions by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
 Per ART TREES, “jurisdictional” REDD+ is defined as national or subnational in scale, with the boundaries of a subnational area corresponding to the entire area of one or more administrative jurisdictions no more than one level down from the national level.
Call to action
Emergent invites all corporate climate leaders to participate in the LEAF Coalition. LEAF welcomes participation by any company that meets its high-bar criteria of commitment to science-based emission reductions in their own value chains, backed by mid-century net-zero targets. For companies, LEAF provides an opportunity to accelerate their climate commitments through high-integrity tropical forest protection, while making history by joining the largest public-private effort ever assembled to end tropical deforestation. Please contact email@example.com to join our coalition of climate leaders.