Emissions 2020: Growing Investment in Forests
By combining practitioners from across the field, the event shook up some siloed thinking and got us excited about a potential new way to mobilize capital for forests.
VCS Weighs in on Paris Agreement Article 6
In our submission for IETA’s new portal on Article 6, we recommend robust rules to prevent double counting and the adoption of an ‘open architecture’ approach to drive emission reductions at the scale we need.
August/September 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleague, One of our key goals at VCS is to develop ambitious partnerships and…
Colombia Drives Innovation and Carbon Markets: Updated
This post was origionally published on 15 June, 2017. It has been updated to reflect…
VCS and WOCAN partner to link co-benefits of women’s empowerment with carbon projects
Carbon project developers have a new resource for integrating quantifiable women’s empowerment and social benefits…
June/July 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleague, We hope everyone is having a fruitful summer. Here at VCS, we have…
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.
VCS and SCC Launch Accreditation Sub-Program for GHG Businesses
New GHG sub-program helps industry compete and protects our environment
CCB & VCS Program Updates
Today we are rolling out a number of updates to CCB and VCS Program documents.