Updates to VCS and CCB Program Fee Schedules
We are excited to announce updates to the VCS and CCB Program Fee Schedules that…
Announcing the Development of the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard
SD VISta is intended to address the challenges of consistently and transparently assessing and communicating the economic, social and environmental impacts of projects…
Call for Public Input: Hydropower sustainability assessments
VCS is considering revising its rules to require hydropower projects to perform a ‘hydro-specific’ sustainability assessment, and has issued a call for public input to receive feedback on our proposal for doing so.
CCB & VCS Program Updates
Today we are rolling out a number of updates to CCB and VCS Program documents.
Upcoming CCB & VCS Program Updates: What to Know
Our CCB & VCS Programs will release an update later this June. Here’s what to expect.
Report on Responses to CCB Program Update Public Comment Period
The public comment period did not lead to the need for any major revisions to the draft documents.
Record Number of Projects Verify Using CCB Program
2016 was the biggest year for project verifications in CCB Standards history.
Updated: VCS Program Version 3 Documents
These updates introduce new requirements which focus on ensuring that projects are addressing environmental and socio-economic impacts, and are taking into account relevant outside stakeholder input.
Coming Soon: Streamlined Climate, Community & Biodiversity Program Documents
CCB Program document updates will introduce templates for project reporting and streamline joint use of the CCB and VCS Programs. Updated documents will be open for public comment in November.
ICAO Approves Market-based Measure
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly has voted to tackle airline GHG emissions, making a formal commitment to addressing climate change and establishing a new market for carbon credits.