Gold Standard sets requirements to design projects for maximum positive impact in climate and development, and to measure and report outcomes in the most credible and efficient way.
Verified Carbon Standard is a standard to certify carbon emissions reductions. Projects developed under the VCS Program must follow a rigorous assessment process in order to be certified.
The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards The VCS Climate, Community and Biodiversity (CCB) standard identifies projects that simultaneously address climate change, support local communities and smallholders, and conserve biodiversity.
Learn more about our strategy and how we choose our projects
Supporting projects that deliver for people and the planet
We support land, energy and community projects around the globe. These help to reduce CO2 sources, support CO2 sinks, and support better livelihoods.