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25Feb

AkzoNobel announces first issue of carbon credits from Intersleek technology

Launched in 2014, the award-winning program rewards ship owners who convert existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling to a premium, biocide-free advanced hull coating such as AkzoNobel’s Intersleek –part of its International® brand – which is proven to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

17Dec

ANSI and Gold Standard join forces to enhance the auditing process for Gold Standard energy projects

Monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) are essential elements of climate and development initiatives, ensuring that project investments go further to deliver greater impacts – a key outcome from Gold Standard programs.

07Dec

Gold Standard and Science Based Targets define critical role for carbon credits

Gold Standard has entered into a collaboration with the Science Based Targets Initiative to explore the role of businesses in financing additional emissions reductions outside of their own operations or supply chain. This provides further means for the private sector to accelerate global decarbonisation.

04Dec

Leading businesses join Fairtrade and Gold Standard in the fight against climate change.

Logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group and international retailer Marks & Spencer are among a raft of businesses to partner with Fairtrade in a new initiative to support farmers and vulnerable rural communities in their fight against climate change. Others who have committed to join the scheme include a renewable energy supplier and two leading coffee roasters.

02Dec

International business leaders speak out on carbon offsetting

In a video released today, the companies explain why offset strategies are good business sense, the challenges and opportunities their approach has created, and why they believe it has made a difference. Companies throughout the world, including Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover and Marks and Spencer have adopted carbon-offset approaches to enable them to go beyond the reduction targets they could achieve through internal change.

23Oct

ForestFinest chocolate - a sustainable indulgence

The new ForestFinest chocolate is made from cocoa grown in a sustainably managed cocoa forest in Panama that captures more CO2 than is emitted through the production and transport of the chocolate bars, which are handcrafted from bean to bar by CocoáFair in South Africa. The chocolate comes in nine different flavours promising a sustainable indulgence for all conscientious chocolate lovers.

22Sep

UNOPS seeking to procure Gold Standard CERs

UNOPS is looking to procure 90,000 CERs. They are searching for 50k GS CERs + 40k with requirements for additional benefits (where Gold Standard projects are a likely fit). The deadline is very soon - this Friday 25th September.

10Apr

New Funding Structures to Deliver Clean Energy and Development in Cities

Geneva, Switzerland Thursday 10th April 2014

Gold Standard Develops New Funding Structures to Deliver Clean Energy and Development in Cities

As governments and development experts meet at the World Urban Forum in Colombia, The Gold Standard Foundation has released the first-ever financing framework designed to inject the billions of dollars needed to scale-up clean technology and pro-poor development in cities around the globe.