Gold Standard (Draft) Positions

Frequently asked questions on how Gold Standard is thinking about some of the 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
Will Gold Standard require Corresponding Adjustments?
While this remains an ongoing topic of discussion, Gold Standard is proposing optionality on corresponding adjustments. This means, corresponding adjustment...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 6:16 PM
Does Gold Standard consider Carbon Neutrality to be a credible claim?
Gold Standard advocates for a ‘reduce within/finance beyond’ model, where companies should reduce their climate impact in line with what science indicates i...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 6:13 PM