Margaret Kim


Gold Standard

Margaret Kim is the CEO of Gold Standard, a leading standard that allows climate and development initiatives to quantify, certify and maximize their impact towards climate security and sustainable development.

Ms. Kim has over 15 years of experience in international management roles including at the Global Green Growth Institute where she held various posts including the Head of Green Climate Fund liaison and Head of Strategy and Integration.

Prior to this role, she occupied leadership roles in the private sector in business development and corporate strategy at a leading biotechnology company.

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September 14, 2022

Gold Standard: Twenty Years of Evolving Standards

Maggie Kim, the CEO of Gold Standard, joins Paul for a conversation about the vital role the company has played in the evolution of standards for carbon offsets. Verification standards continue to adapt to scientific rigour, digitization and public policy and the complexities of offsets are often underappreciated by a marketplace keen on standardization. No segment of the decarbonization process faces scrutiny like carbon offsets, and we will discuss these complexities through the lens of all stakeholders

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