Well Earned Credits: VCS Responds to Misleading Publication
VCS has issued a response to correct inaccurate and misleading arguments made in a recent report.
Consultation open on the SD VISta Project Requirements
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.
VCS Turns 10! Celebrating our History and Looking to the Future
We celebrate 10 years as an organization with major milestones and a look forward at what comes next.
New REDD+ Methodology for Mosaic Deforestation
This new methodology, developed with a specific focus on India and the South Asian region, quantifies GHG emission reductions from both REDD and ARR activities.
New Peatlands Rewetting Methodology Approved
This new methodology allows for the estimation of GHG emissions from drained and rewetted peatlands and also accounts for changes in carbon stocks in selected non-peat carbon pools.
Call for expressions of interest: Pilot testing the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard
The VCS is looking for interested project developers/representatives to pilot test this version of SD VISta between January 2018 and June 2018.
Updates to VCS and CCB Program Fee Schedules
We are excited to announce updates to the VCS and CCB Program Fee Schedules that…
Announcing the Development of the Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard
SD VISta is intended to address the challenges of consistently and transparently assessing and communicating the economic, social and environmental impacts of projects…
Call for Public Input: Hydropower sustainability assessments
VCS is considering revising its rules to require hydropower projects to perform a ‘hydro-specific’ sustainability assessment, and has issued a call for public input to receive feedback on our proposal for doing so.
CCB & VCS Program Updates
Today we are rolling out a number of updates to CCB and VCS Program documents.