Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance

Governing Organization

Assessment Type

Third party assessed by non-verified bodies

Sectors Covered

Various Sectors

Issues Covered

Carbon, CSR, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management

Information from the ITC's Standards Map


The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) is a private, not-for-profit partnership based-effort of non-governmental organizations, corporations and research institutes which aim to promote the development of land management activities. The CCBA has developed voluntary standards to evaluate land-based carbon mitigation projects in the early stages of development.

Key Features

* The CCB Standards is a project-design standard which
focuses on social and environmental performance. It does not include a mechanism for generating emissions
reductions certificates. As a result, it is recommended that it is used in conjunction with a carbon accounting standard such as the Verified Carbon Standard or the Clean Development Mechanism.
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Stakeholder Engagement

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Sustainability Issues

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