Version 3 Updates: Jurisdictional REDD+, Wetlands Requirements and More

See the 3Q12 updates catalogue for a complete list and description of all updates.

Watch the 3Q12 program update webinar

The main updates include:

  • New Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ (JNR) requirements. Read more
  • New Wetlands Restoration and Conservation (WRC) requirements. Read more
  • New guidance manual for project validation and verification. Read more
  • New rules on project description deviations, methodology grace periods and more. Read more

VCS updates program documents periodically to strengthen and expand the VCS program. Each updated requirement can be located by finding the relevant link in the 3Q12 updates catalogue.

Updates to individual program documents can be found in the history at the end of each document.

On 25 October, VCS hosted a webinar to discuss the 3Q12 updates. Watch the webinar

Questions, comments or feedback may be sent to