California Carbon

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

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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

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News + Events

Announcements
4 September 2014

Featured Initiatives

VCS OPR
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]

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Program Resources

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Project Database

As of 1 October 2014

156 million VCUs issued

1,211 projects registered

921 projects with VCUs issued

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

See our step-by-step guide.

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