Supporting projects that meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

Governance & Development

The Sustainable Development Verified Impact Standard is currently in development. VCS is committed to following the ISEAL Code of Good Practice for Setting Social and Environmental Standards. We have set out SD VISta’s objectives, why it is needed, terms of reference for Standard Development Advisory Committee members and the standard-setting procedure that will be followed in its development in the SD VISta Terms of Reference.

Standard development timeline

July 2017Announcement of SD VISta & Standard Development Advisory Committee recruitment

August 2017Standard Development Advisory Committee selection

July-December 2017VCS and Standard Development Advisory Committee draft SD VISta

January-February 2018First public consultation

March-May 2018 VCS and Standard Development Advisory Committee revise SD VISta

June 2018: Second public consultation

July-October 2018VCS and Standard Development Advisory Committee finalize SD VISta

November/December 2018Launch SD VISta

 

SD VISta Standard Development Advisory Committee

The SD VISta Standard Development Advisory Committee is supporting VCS in the strategic direction and development of the SD VISta program.

Meetings

Dates of SD VISta Standard Development Advisory Committee upcoming meetings and information on past meetings will be made available as soon as possible on this webpage. Information provided for each meeting will include the agenda, public decisions and meeting summaries.

SD VISta News