This brief is summarized from UNEP and CIFOR 2014. Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects. United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya and Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia, 57pp. This guidance document distils best practice principles for coastal wetland carbon projects, drawing on a long history of project development and implementation in fields of wetlands restoration, terrestrial carbon projects, carbon policy and community engagement. It is targeted at people familiar with carbon project and policy development or wetlands restoration who are seeking an overview of the additional requirements necessary for successful coastal wetland or blue carbon interventions.