VCS Program Advisory Group

The VCS Program Advisory Group is a multi-stakeholder group that helps ensure that the VCS Program continues to serve its users in an effective and efficient manner and drives practical and robust solutions to mitigate climate change. The group provides strategic guidance on the evolution of the VCS Program, including updates to the content of the VCS rules, and provides insights into the needs of a range of users of the VCS Program. The group also advises on existing and prospective market opportunities, such as those under CORSIA, Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, and various domestic markets (e.g., Colombia, South Africa).

The Terms of Reference for this Advisory Group can be found here.

Current Members

  • Edwin Aalders, DNV GL;
  • Luis Miguel Aparicio, Global Green Growth Institute;
  • Tanushree Bagh-Mukherjee, SouthPole;
  • Rodrigo Bezerra, BP Target Neutral;
  • Juan Chang, Green Climate Fund;
  • Leslie Durschinger, Terra Global Capital;
  • Helen Howes; Helen A Howes Consulting;
  • Kelley Kizzier, Environmental Defense Fund (Verra Board);
  • Mike Korchinsky, Wildlife Works Carbon;
  • Christie Pollet-Young, SCS Global;
  • Charlotte Streck, Climate Focus (Verra Board);
  • Lambert Schneider, Öko-Institut;
  • Joel Scriven, Shell;
  • Olivia Tuchten, Promethium Carbon;
  • Christiaan Vrolijk, Natural Capital Partners;
  • Chris Webb, The Nature Conservancy

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Monday, 4 March 2019 – Initial Advisory Group Meeting: AgendaMinutes

Tuesday, 6 August 2019 – Advisory Group Meeting: Agenda – Minutes

Thursday, 13 February 2020 – Advisory Group Meeting: Agenda – Minutes

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