Teaming up!

VCS Assumes Management of the Climate, Community & Biodiversity Standards LEARN MORE  

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The VCS Offset Project Registry is Up and Running! Learn how to open your account  

Locate a Program Document

All VCS documents can be found on our Program Documents page Find a Document Now

Develop a Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR) Program

VCS offers first framework for crediting jurisdiction-wide forestry programsLearn about JNR Framework

Purchase Verified Carbon Units (VCUs)

VCUs can be bought and sold in one-to-one transactions or third-party exchanges Find a trusted seller

Search the VCS Project Database

Registered projects and Verified Carbon Units (VCUs) can be found on the VCS Project Database

Request to Use the VCS Logo

Organizations seeking to display the VCS logo are encouraged to submit the logo use application


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Featured Initiatives

VCS is now an approved Offset Project Registry [more]

Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR)
First framework for crediting REDD+ programs across jurisdictions [more]

VCS + Non-Carbon Benefits
Streamlined process helps projects deliver sustainable development benefits [more] 

VCS Quality Control
Increased support to project proponents and VVBs through project reviews [more]

Open For Public Comment

Seven projects are currently open for public comment under the CCB Standards.

Program Resources

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Project Database

As of 1 October 2015

173.1 million VCUs issued

1,312 projects registered

995 projects with VCUs issued

Explore Projects

Develop a Project

VCS projects can be developed across a wide range of sectoral scopes.

See our step-by-step guide.

Develop a Project