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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Verified Carbon Standard

The VCS Program is the world’s leading voluntary program for the certification of GHG emission reduction projects

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Scaling up the sustainability of productive landscapes

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