Updates to Gold Standard for the Global Goals

Frequently asked questions on how we see the standard updating to protect the voluntary carbon market post-2020

How will Gold Standard deal with old and/or financially sustainable legacy projects such as Chinese or Turkish wind energy projects?
All projects that transition to Gold Standard for the Global Goals shall demonstrate Ongoing Financial Need at the time of renewal of their crediting period...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Will Gold Standard allow CDM projects (CERs) to transition to VERs?
To ensure the greatest environmental integrity and that carbon finance is channeled to where it has its greatest impact, Gold Standard has updated its eligi...
Mon, 30 Nov, 2020 at 6:02 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, 18 Aug, 2020 at 2:51 PM