Record Number of Projects Verify Using CCB Program
2016 was the biggest year for project verifications in CCB Standards history.
October/November 2016 Newsletter
There will always be challenges to climate action, but we recognize past successes and keep working towards the future.
Multiple Uses and Benefits in the Guatemalan Rainforest: A Project Story
Across villages and livelihoods, community members don’t just know what they were doing, they know why they are doing it: to protect their forests, their families, and their way of life.
August/September 2016 Newsletter
Now, we are preparing for ICAO’s upcoming vote on the proposed Market-based Mechanism (MBM) and for COP 22 in Morocco.
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.
VCUs and the Olympics: Past, Present, and Future
Olympics officials are now contracting to offset many of the emissions that the games generate. For the last two Summer Olympics, offsetting included VCS Program projects and VCUs.
Launching Colombia’s Voluntary Carbon Market
Last Thursday, August 18th, in front of a standing-room only crowd of more than 500…
Corporations Voluntary Offsetting Emissions Pre-Paris
In an in-depth article for Ecosystem Marketplace, Steve Zwick explores how large companies have already…