1,668 projects
518 million
Verified Carbon Units Issued
112 the equivalent of
112
million cars
taken off the road for a year
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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…

22 October 2020

New Methodology Enables Farmers to Earn Income from Carbon Credits Resulting from Improved Agricultural Practices

Verra has released a new Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) methodology that enables farmers and ranchers…

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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LandScale

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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