Today, VCS released updates to several Version 3 program documents.

See the 3Q12 updates catalogue for a complete list and description of all updates. The main updates include rules for:

  • Project description deviations;
  • Restriction of methodology grace periods to projects listed on Project Pipeline;
  • Public project registration;
  • Rotation of VVBs;
  • Materiality thresholds;
  • Models, proxies and default factors.

A webinar describing the program updates will be held on 25 October at 11 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Time) Register for the webinar

VCS updates program documents periodically to strengthen and expand the VCS Program. Each updated requirement can be located by finding the relevant link in the 3Q12 updates catalogue.

Updates to individual program documents can be found in the history at the end of each document.

See the overview of updates since the release of Version 3

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