Standards for a
Sustainable Future

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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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Verra develops and manages standards that are globally applicable and advance action across a wide range of sectors and activities.
Verra’s standards and programs are trusted by a broad range of stakeholders, provide innovative solutions to environmental and social problems, and work for people and the planet by supporting projects and activities that deliver a range of benefits to communities and their surrounding environments. Learn more.

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12 May 2020

CORSIA: Update and Additional Resources, including Revised Application

Verra has developed several resources to help stakeholders navigate CORSIA.

12 May 2020

Initiative for Climate Action Transparency Publishes New Set of Tools to Help Achieve the Paris Agreement

ICAT has launched a series of assessment guides and will host webinars in June & July to support use of these guides.

9 April 2020

The Verra Registry Is Now Live!

How to access the registry, login credentials, FAQs and more.

26 February 2020

Plastic Standard Public Consultation

Update 27 April: Please note the Plastic Standard Public Consultation has now closed.   More than…

Our Work

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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 Program

Scaling Up Plastic Waste Recovery and Recycling

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