Supporting projects that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

Complaints and Appeals Policy

Verra provides a Complaints and Appeals Policy that applies to all standards and programs managed by Verra.

All expenses, internal and external, incurred by Verra in handling complaints and appeals shall be paid by the entity filing the complaint or appeal. Prior to initiation of the handling process, Verra will inform the entity filing the complaint or appeal of its estimated handling cost. Where the outcome of a complaint or appeal is to overturn an earlier decision made by Verra, the entity filing the complaint or appeal will not be liable for covering such expenses.

23 January 2019

Verra Launches Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

Verra recently launched the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta for short), which will help drive…

23 January 2019

Press Release: New Standard Will Drive Finance to the Most Impactful Sustainable Development Projects

Washington, DC | 23 January 2019 | Today, the non-profit organization Verra — which developed…

20 November 2018

SD VISta Pilot Project: Transformational Change of Land and Livestock Management

By John Holler Driving down the dirt roads that border South Africa’s Kruger National Park,…

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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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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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