Verra Standards and Programs

Verra’s standards and frameworks vet environmental and sustainable development efforts, build their capacity and drive large-scale investment to them to sustain and scale up their benefits.

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Verra was a founding member of the Initiative for Climate Action Transparency (ICAT). Today Verra remains engaged with the initiative in an advisory role.      


To learn more about how Verra works, visit our What We Do page.

Our Work

Plastic Waste Reduction Standard

Plastic Waste Reduction Program The Plastic Waste Reduction Program (Plastic Program) enables robust impact assessment…

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California Offset Project Registry

The Offset Project Registry (OPR) facilitates the participation of offset projects within the California cap-and-trade program

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Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

The SD VISta Program The Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard (SD VISta) is a flexible…

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