Other draft positions

Frequently asked questions on how Gold Standard is thinking about some of the other key outcomes for post-2020 voluntary carbon markets

Will Gold Standard support REDD+ Projects?
Consistent with our current position, Gold Standard will not issue carbon credits from REDD+ projects but may explore labelling of third party REDD+ credits...
Mon, 16 Nov, 2020 at 10:15 PM
What new areas will Gold Standard target post-2020?
Gold Standard will explore scope expansion and growth in the following areas, subject to consultation and business case: •    Soil Organic Carbon •    ...
Tue, 30 Mar, 2021 at 2:28 PM
How will Ongoing Financial Need (OFN) work? Is it the same as additionality?
Gold Standard currently requires projects to demonstrate Ongoing Financial Need (OFN) at Design Certification Renewal, as outlined in our Principles & R...
Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 at 10:23 PM