Rejected 16 August 2023

Sectoral Scope

3. Energy demand

7. Transport

13. Waste handling and disposal

Development ID#



Concept Note

VM0018 v1.0 (PDF) applies to energy efficiency and waste-diversion projects initiated by a Sustainable Community Service Promoter for a range of small companies or business units, also known as client facilities. The proposed revision expands the scope of the methodology to include improved transportation of passengers and goods. .


The concept note was rejected by Verra, as per Section 3.1.5(2) and 3.2.5(3) of the Methodology Development and Review Process, 4.2 (PDF). The decision was based on the proposal’s low climate change mitigation potential compared to other proposals, overlapping scope with existing methodologies, and uncertainties around the workability of the revision.