Standards for a Sustainable World

VCS develops and manages standards that help countries, the private sector and civil society achieve their
sustainable development and climate action goals.

  • Consultation open on the SD VISta Project Requirements

    4 January 2018

    Your comments will help ensure that the Project Requirements for our newest standard are clear and meet the needs of projects and their investors and supporters.

    Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard, SD VISta Public Consultation, Governance & Development
  • VCS Turns 10! Celebrating our History and Looking to the Future

    30 November 2017

    We celebrate 10 years as an organization with major milestones and a look forward at what comes next.

  • VCS Weighs in on Paris Agreement Article 6

    11 October 2017

    In our submission for IETA’s new portal on Article 6, we recommend robust rules to prevent double counting and the adoption of an ‘open architecture’ approach to drive emission reductions at the scale we need.

    Verified Carbon Standard