Prado at the Omni Scottsdale 
February 15, 2023
7:00 p.m. PDT

Reminiscent of an old-world dining room with views of the breathtaking Camelback Mountain, Prado is located in the heart of the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa, serving traditional wood-fired tapas and an elegant wine list.

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Let's discuss how we can drive real, measurable climate impact.

NCX Sessions

Taking Biodiversity Co-benefits From a Checkbox to Quantified 

February 15, 2023 | 7:50 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. MT
Panel Breakfast

A widely touted co-benefit of forest carbon and other nature-based climate solutions is their potential to enhance wildlife habitat, improving biodiversity in the landscapes impacted. The reality is more nuanced. 

Learn how co-benefits in nature can go from a checkbox to a metric-driven approach in order to deliver the outcomes for vulnerable types of biodiversity our planet needs with Dr. Sophie Gilbert.


Dr. Sophie Gilbert

Dr. Sophie Gilbert

Senior Lead for Natural Capital Development


Buying offsets now and planning for later

February 15, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. MT
Breakout Session

Purchasing offsets can be confusing, and criticism is harsh for companies that get it wrong. Meanwhile, the cost of offsetting a ton of carbon could rise by five to one hundred times by 2030, according to a 2022 BloombergNEF study.

How can buyers meaningfully offset carbon now while planning for the future? What are the highest-quality offsets to buy, and which projects offer additional benefits?


Nicholas Aster-1
Emily Nyrop

Zack Parisa

Co-Founder and CEO, NCX

Nicholas Aster

South Pole

Emily Nyrop

VP, Climate Change Conservation International

Olivia Albrecht

Olivia Albrecht

Chief Executive Officer, Aspiration

Marisa Dukovich

Marisa Dukovich

Director, Global Sustainable Finance, Corporate Sustainability and Sustainable Operations
Morgan Stanley

Restoring Confidence in Forest Carbon Credits

February 15, 2023 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. MT
Round Table Lunch

Join Dr. Spencer Meyer, Head of Science at NCX, for an open discussion about the quality of the current carbon offsets on the market today. 

Seating is first come, first serve, we hope to see you there!



Dr. Spencer Meyer

Head of Science


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