News & Events


Thursday, 30 October 2014

Depending on where you are in the world, summer or winter will soon be at hand; for us at the VCS, it always seems like spring, as new and exciting opportunities continue to sprout to life. From the opening of our Offset Project Registry (OPR) within California’s cap-and-trade program, to expanding the reach and scope of our AFOLU team, and some exciting new updates to the VCS program, let me bring you up to speed on what is happening in our world.

Program Announcements

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The VCS is committed to catalyzing action on climate change. To that end, we often host online sessions to highlight the newest methodologies and other new developments to the VCS Program. For the month of September, we have three such webinars on the calendar.

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

The voluntary carbon market provides a unique opportunity to encourage industries to move from high emission common practices to low emission alternatives.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

As you well know, the eyes of the international carbon community are focused on California as the emissions trading system enabled by AB32 continues to ramp up.

VCS in the News

Public Statements

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      CONTACT: Garrett Russo; Communications Director

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

New VCS Methodology to Help Grassland Farmers Sustainably Manage their Land 

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

VCS Enables Carbon Finance to Restore Wetlands; Protect Communities