Standards for a Sustainable Future

Verra develops and manages standards that help the private sector, countries, and civil society achieve their climate action and sustainable development goals.

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23 March 2020

Launch of Verra Registry: Coming Soon!

We are just a couple of weeks away from launching the new Verra Registry! As…

15 March 2020

The Verified Carbon Standard Program Has Been Accepted to Supply Carbon Credits under CORSIA

Para leer el artículo en español haga click aquí. We are pleased to announce that…

26 February 2020

Plastic Standard Public Consultation

More than 350 million tons of plastic are being used every year and just a…

26 February 2020

Plastics Recycling Update: “Can credit trading drive dollars to plastics recovery?”

An article titled “Can credit trading drive dollars to plastics recovery?” looks at Verra’s Plastic…

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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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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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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Scaling up the sustainability of productive landscapes

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Plastic Recovery and Recycling Project Accounting Program

Scaling Up Plastic Waste Recovery and Recycling

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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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