1,687 projects
581 million
Verified Carbon Units Issued
125 the equivalent of
125
million cars
taken off the road for a year
Verra catalyzes tangible climate action and sustainable development outcomes. Verra’s standards drive large-scale investment towards high-impact activities that tackle some of the most pressing environmental and social issues of our day.
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4 March 2021

Carbon Offset News: Major Announcement About World-Leading Forest Preservation and Restoration Standard

Washington, DC, March 4, 2021 — Today, Verra announced the strengthening of its flagship forest…

10 February 2021

Verra Launches New Plastic Standard to Drive Investment in Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling Projects

Today, Verra launched the Plastic Waste Reduction Standard (Plastic Standard) which helps companies that have…

27 January 2021

Verra Statement on Report from Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets

Earlier today, the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets (TSVCM) released its final report on…

25 January 2021

Seeking your Feedback: Data & Insights Briefs

Para leer en español haga click aquí. Take the Survey Every quarter, Verra releases “Data…

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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 Collection and Recycling

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