Projects & Programs

VCS Sectoral Scopes

Projects, activities or methodologies can be developed under any of the 15 VCS sectoral scopes.

  1. Energy (renewable/non-renewable)
  2. Energy distribution
  3. Energy demand
  4. Manufacturing industries
  5. Chemical industry
  6. Construction
  7. Transport
  8. Mining/Mineral production
  9. Metal production
  10. Fugitive emissions – from fuels (solid, oil and gas)
  11. Fugitive emissions – from Industrial gases (halocarbons and sulphur hexafluoride)
  12. Solvents use
  13. Waste handling and disposal
  14. Agriculture Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
  15. Livestock and manure management

Other Programs

Women at Community Meeting in Indonesia

Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

A flexible framework for assessing and reporting on the sustainable development benefits of project-based activities,…

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Initiative for Climate Action Transparency

Supporting countries around the world in the evaluation of the climate, sustainable development and transformational impacts of their policies and actions 

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Verified Carbon Standard

The VCS Program is the world’s leading voluntary program for the certification of GHG emission reduction projects

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