1,622 projects
485 million
Verified Carbon Units Issued
105 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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15 July 2020

Plastic Waste Reduction Program – Public Consultation Now Open

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically increased the production and use of single-use plastic products and…

15 July 2020

Greenbiz Webinar with Verra Staff: “Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions”

Forests have the potential to contribute over 20% of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emission…

12 May 2020

CORSIA: Update and Additional Resources, including Revised Application

Verra has developed several resources to help stakeholders navigate CORSIA.

25 June 2020

IETA Webinar Series on Carbon Markets: Sessions with Verra Staff

Throughout the next few months, Verra will participate in several webinars that are part of…

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 Standard

Scaling Up Plastic Waste Recovery and Recycling

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