Green-e Climate

Green-e Climate

Governing Organization

Center for Resource Solutions

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Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Sectors Covered

Business Services

Issues Covered

Carbon, CSR, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management

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Green-e Climate sets consumer protection and environmental integrity standards for greenhouse gas emission reductions (offsets) sold in the voluntary market. It ensures that supply equals sales, GHG reductions are independently certified, and consumer disclosures are accurate and follow program guidelines.
Green-e Energy is the U.S.'s leading independent certification program for... more

Key Features

* Green-e is an independent, nonprofit, nongovernmental, thirdparty certification program.
* Green-e requires full transparency from participating renewable energy providers and offset sellers on product content, that products are sourced from new qualifying projects and provide clear title for purchasers, and that products and benefits are not double sold; this is verified through an... more

Stakeholder Engagement

At the beginning of a standard setting procedure, CRS forms a stakeholder list by reaching out to existing stakeholders and targeting new groups. Stakeholders include a wide variety of organizations and individuals. All interested parties are welcome to become a stakeholder and submit comments during open comment periods. New stakeholder lists will be formed through public outreach efforts... more

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