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) and LandScale. Today Verra remains engaged with these initiatives in an advisory role.      



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

Our Work

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Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards

Supporting land use projects in addressing climate change, supporting local communities and smallholders and conserving biodiversity

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Plastic Waste Reduction Standard

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

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Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard

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

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