Methodologies Under Development

Open for Public Comment

Methodology for Improved Forest Management through Targeted, Short-Term Harvest Deferral

Revision to Standardize Components of Avoiding Unplanned Deforestation Methodologies (VM0006, VM0007, VM0009, VM0015, and VM0037)

Under Assessment

Methodology for Avoiding Greenhouse Gas Emissions By Keeping Food in the Human Supply Chain

Revision to Methodology for Improved Agricultural Land Management, v1.0

New Methodology for Afforestation, Reforestation and Revegetation (ARR) project activities

Module for Estimating Leakage from ARR Activities

Methodology for Improved Efficiency of Fleet Vehicles and Combustion Engines

Methodology for Improved Forest Management

Revision to VM0004 Methodology for Conservation Projects that Avoid Planned Land-use Conversion in Peat Swamp Forests

Methodology for Reduction in GHG Emissions from Metal Production Using Metal Bearing Wastes

Methodology for Time-Shifted Electricity Consumption Targeting Less Carbon-Intensive Generation

Performance Method for Reduced Impact Logging in Tropical Moist Forest of the Yucatan Peninsula

Methodology for the Avoidance of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Composting of Food Waste Using Insects

Methodology for Biochar Utilization in Soil and Non-Soil Applications

Methodology for the Use of Alternative Materials that Displace the Production Of Plastics

Other Programs

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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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Scaling up the sustainability of productive landscapes

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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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