VCS Version 3 Rules & Requirements

See the Rules & Requirements page for the current versions of all VCS Program documents.

Below is a list of all archived VCS Version 3 requirements, procedural and guidance documents, and templates. All documents are no longer in use.

For a catalog of all updates made to VCS Version 3, see the Updates to the VCS Standards Version 3.

Other Programs

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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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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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LandScale

Scaling up the sustainability of productive landscapes

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