13 June 2013
Continued Growth for VCS
Dear colleagues, If you were among the more than 2,000 attendees at Carbon Expo 2013, you probably noticed the same thing that I did: despite the current dip in market ...
30 May 2013
VCS Names William Ferretti COO/CFO
(Barcelona, Spain) – Today, the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) announced the promotion of William Ferretti to the dual-role of Chief Operating and Financial Officer. Mr. Ferretti had previously ...
23 May 2013
VCS Event: Bridging the REDD+ Gap from Projects to Programs
Please join us at Carbon Expo for a side event on government and private sector efforts to scale up to first-of-their-kind integrated jurisdictional REDD+ programs.
26 April 2013
CDM Vehicle Efficiency Methodology Revised to Include Mobile Machinery
VCS has approved a revision of CDM methodology AMS-III.BC, Emission reductions through improved efficiency of vehicle fleets. VMR0004: Revisions to AMS-III.BC to Include Mobile Machinery, v1.0 (developed by
17 April 2013
Jurisdictional REDD+ Branches Out
Dear colleagues, There’s lots of news to share with you, so I’ll just get right to it. Thanks to a $1.4 million grant by Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative ...
4 April 2013
Norway and VCS Team Up to Support Jurisdictional REDD+
(Washington, D.C.) – A major investment by the Norwegian government will soon allow countries and jurisdictions to scale up their forest conservation and emission reduction efforts by using the ...
3 April 2013
VCS Announces New Brazil Director
(São Paulo, Brazil) –Today, the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) announced the hiring of Sandro Marostica as the new VCS Director for Brazil. Mr. Marostica, who is based in São ...
27 March 2013
OAG’s Flawed Process Produces Inaccurate Report
(Victoria, B.C.) – Today, the British Columbia Office of the Auditor General (OAG) released a flawed report that calls into question the carbon neutrality claims of the provincial government. ...
6 March 2013
New Methodology Approved for Limiting Nitrogen Fertilizer
A new methodology to quantify and credit GHG emission reductions from projects that optimize nitrogen fertilizer application has been approved under the VCS Program. VM0022: Quantifying N2O Emissions Reductions ...
7 February 2013
Reminder: Approaching Project Validation and Registration Deadlines
VCS project developers are reminded of the following important dates for project validation and registration. 8 March 2013: Date by which AFOLU projects with a start date between 1 January ...