News & Events


Monday, 21 July 2014

The past few months have been a bit of a whirlwind here at the VCS -- new methodologies, new staff, and even a supporting role for the world’s biggest athletic competition thrown into the mix for good measure. I ask for a couple of minutes of your time to bring you up to speed on what has already been an incredibly exciting 2014.

Offsetting the World Cup!

Program Announcements

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

The VCS is committed to helping catalyze action on climate change; to that end, we often host online learning sessions to better highlight the newest methodologies and other developments to the VCS Program. For the month of July, we have one such webinar on the calendar.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Much like forests, native grassland and shrubland ecosystems also act as an important carbon sink. Yet increasingly these ecosystems face the threat of conversion to agriculture, infrastructure as well as other uses that result in GHG emissions.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) projects have the potential to reduce or remove a significant amount of greenhouse gas emission (GHGs) from the atmosphere; however, it is important to ensure these projects are not displacing emissions elsewhere.

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