Under VCS, two validation/verification bodies (VVBs) assess proposed methodologies for conformance with VCS requirements and scientific best practice. At least one of the two VVBs must hire a methodology expert if assessing a standardized method or an Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) methodology.
Approved AFOLU Methodology Experts
Approved Standardized Methods Experts
Become a Methodology Expert
Methodology experts are selected by a VCS methodology expert assessment panel. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.