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10 December 2020

Request for Proposals: Development of a VCS Biochar Methodology

Biochar — a carbon-rich solid material made from biomass subjected to high heat and limited-oxygen…

1 December 2020

Early Finance Carbon Unit – Public Consultation

Para leer en español haga click aquí. Click here to view the webinar recording Verra…

6 November 2020

The Evolution of the Voluntary Carbon Market to a Robust Tool for Tackling Climate Change: A Timeline

Verra is pleased to share with you an interactive timeline graphic on the “Evolution of…

3 November 2020

Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Public Consultation Extended

The Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Public Consultation has been extended by 30 days and will…

9 September 2020

Rimba Raya Becomes First Registered SD VISta Project

We are pleased to share that Rimba Raya, a 64,500-hectare peat swamp in Central Kalimantan…

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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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Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR)

Driving private investment in REDD+ at multiple scales

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California Offset Project Registry

The Offset Project Registry (OPR) facilitates the participation of offset projects within the California cap-and-trade program

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Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards

Supporting land use projects in addressing climate change, supporting local communities and smallholders and conserving biodiversity

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Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

The SD VISta Program The Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta) is a flexible…

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Scaling up the sustainability of productive landscapes

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Plastic Waste Reduction Standard

Scaling Up Plastic Waste Recovery and Recycling

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