Open for Public Comment
Comments are invited from the public about whether the below projects meet the requirements of…
October/November 2016 Newsletter
Dear Colleague, I returned from COP22 in Marrakech with renewed hope and determination. The energy on…
Multiple Uses and Benefits in the Guatemalan Rainforest: A Project Story
To reach the village of Uaxatún in Petén, Guatemala one travels through the rainforest. Green…
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Now Open: Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Program Public Comment Period
Comments from the public are now being accepted on updates to Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Program documents. Through 6 Jan
August/September 2016 Newsletter
Link to full newsletter: August/September Newsletter online Dear Colleague, We’ve had an eventful late summer…
Updated: VCS Program Version 3 Documents
These updates introduce new requirements which focus on ensuring that projects are addressing environmental and socio-economic impacts, and are taking into account relevant outside stakeholder input.
Coming Soon: Streamlined Climate, Community & Biodiversity Program Documents
CCB Program document updates will introduce templates for project reporting and streamline joint use of the CCB and VCS Programs. Updated documents will be open for public comment in November.
ICAO Approves Market-based Measure
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly has voted to tackle airline GHG emissions, making a formal commitment to addressing climate change and establishing a new market for carbon credits.
VCUs and the Olympics: Past, Present, and Future
Olympics officials are now contracting to offset many of the emissions that the games generate. For the last two Summer Olympics, offsetting included VCS Program projects and VCUs.