Methodologies Under Development

Open for Public Comment

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


Under Assessment

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

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Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards

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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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