1,652 projects
505 million
Verified Carbon Units Issued
109 the equivalent of
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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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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8 October 2020

Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ Public Consultation

Para leer en español haga click aquí. The protection of standing forests is a paramount…

7 October 2020

Two Public Consultations: Methodologies of the Plastic Program and the Guidelines for Leadership in Corporate Plastic Accounting

Verra is a leader of the 3R Initiative, which has as its mission to catalyze…

2 October 2020

The Verified Carbon Standard Program Surpasses Half a Billion Issued Verified Carbon Units

We are excited to announce that the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) Program has issued more…

We are honored to announce that voters have once again chosen the Verified…

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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