VCS Voluntary Carbon Standard
Third party assessed by non-verified bodies
Animal Conservation and Welfare, Carbon, CSR, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management, Water Related
VCS is a comprehensive quality-assurance system for carbon credits issued in voluntary markets.
Projects use Verified Carbon Standard requirements to ensure their carbon reductions meet accepted quality standards and are independently verified, uniquely numbered and transparently listed in a central database.
VCS has a unique multiple-registry system built on the
central VCS Project Database. Three independent,
approved registry operators interact directly with the
database to upload project documents, obtain unique
serial numbers and issue, hold, transfer and retire VCUs.
* Approved registry operators interact directly with the VCS Project Database to obtain unique... more
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