INJY JOHNSTONE
RESEARCH FELLOW IN NET-ZERO ALIGNED OFFSETTING

Injy is a Research Associate in Net-Zero Aligned Offsetting at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Group, an Associate Member of St Antony’s College and a Researcher for Oxford Net Zero. A lawyer by training, Injy completed her PhD in international environmental law exploring net zero as a source of new legal norms and delving into their substance, including in relation to the environmental integrity of carbon markets and aligning financial flows with the Paris Agreement. In her current capacity, she engages with a wide range of policies and prospects for net zero alignment domestically and internationally, with a special focus on the carbon markets. In 2024 she was a lead author of the second edition of the State of CDR Report and Revised Oxford Offsetting Principles. Injy currently serves as a Technical Review Editor of UNEP’s 7th Global Environment Outlook Report, and sits on the UNFCCC’s Article 6.4 Expert Roster, the GRI’s technical sub-group on carbon credits, and the advisory boards of the Carbon Coalition and C-Naught.

Prior to this Injy worked with and advised a range of public, private and third-sector entities, including APEC, the Global Center on Adaptation, UNESCO, and New Zealand’s Ministry for the Environment. Injy was also a member of the Early Career Scholars for an Inclusive Global Stocktake Program hosted by the Center for Global Sustainability at the University of Maryland. She is an enrolled Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and holds an LLM in Environmental and Energy Law gained as a Fulbright scholar from the University of Colorado-Boulder, an LLB (First Class Hons) from Victoria University of Wellington and a BSc in Physical Geography and Economics from the University of Otago.

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