Standards for a Sustainable Future

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

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2 December 2019

Nested REDD+ Public Consultation

Updated 22 January with webinar recordings.  Para leer el artículo en español haga click aquí.…

26 November 2019

Verra at COP25 in Madrid, Spain

Are you traveling to COP25 in Madrid? If so, please make sure to connect with…

24 October 2019

Verified Carbon Standard – Version 4: Webinar Follow-Up

In September, we released Version 4 of the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) after more than…

11 September 2019

The Future of REDD+ Projects and Programs: Webinar Follow-Up

During a webinar titled “Future of REDD+ Projects and Programs” on Thursday, 29 August, we…

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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3R Initiative

The 3R Initiative seeks to catalyze responsible design, use and recovery of packaging materials; support companies in reducing their plastic waste footprints; and stimulate the development of new plastic recovery and recycling projects.

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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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