Program Documents

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The VCS Program Guide provides a complete overview of how to use the VCS Program and where to find information in specific program documents. Under the Program Guide, there are three types of program documents:

Requirements documents

Requirements documents set out the core principles and requirements for developing projects and generating GHG credits that are real, additional, permanent, independently verified and transparently registered in the VCS Project Database.

Procedural documents

Procedural documents describe in detail how to develop projects and credits for specific project types or how to address specific issues such as registering projects and issuing credits.

Templates & Forms

The VCS Program provides all templates and forms needed to develop projects and credits, from the project description template to validation and verification templates.