Data and Insights

VCS Quarterly Update

Issue #10 - Q1/2022
Projects
1791
registered projects
+16
since previous quarter
Projects by Region to Date
VCU ISSUANCES
896,647,388 VCUs*

+61,319,897
since previous quarter

equivalent to 193 million cars taken off the road for a year**

*One VCU represents one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent that was removed from the atmosphere or not emitted.

**Greenhouse gas equivalencies for emission reductions and removals were calculated using the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

Quarterly VCU Issuances
Quarterly AFOLU* and Non-AFOLU Issuances
AFOLU Issuances
Non-AFOLU Issuances
*AFOLU – Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use
VCU Retirements
VCUs that have been purchased and taken off the market forever; a retired VCU represents a carbon offset
474,754,045 VCUs*

+34,932,767
since previous quarter

equivalent to 102 million cars taken off the road for a year**

*One VCU represents one tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent that was removed from the atmosphere or not emitted.

**Greenhouse gas equivalencies for emission reductions and removals were calculated using the EPA Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator

Quarterly VCU Retirements
Quarterly AFOLU and Non-AFOLU Retirements
AFOLU Retirements
Non-AFOLU Retirements
*AFOLU – Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use