Standards for a
Sustainable Future

Verra Registry

1,818 projects
967 million
Verified Carbon Units Issued
208 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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3 August 2022

Public Consultation: Verra’s Approach to Third-Party Crypto Instruments and Tokens

Verra is opening a public consultation on its proposed approach to third-party crypto instruments and…

20 July 2022

UN Ocean Conference 2022: Our Top 5 Takeaways

The United Nations Ocean Conference (UNOC) took place last month, bringing together all 193 UN…

20 July 2022

Verra’s Approach to Third-Party Crypto Instruments and Tokens: Timeline

Verra plans to launch a public consultation on its proposed approach to third-party crypto instruments…

25 May 2022

Verra Addresses Crypto Instruments and Tokens

25 May 2022 – WASHINGTON, DC | Standard-setting organization Verra announced its intended approach to…

17 May 2022

Six Verra Projects Receive Prestigious Honor

WASHINGTON, DC – 17 May 2022 | The Natural Climate Solutions Alliance (NCSA) today designated…

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 Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta) Program The Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard…

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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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