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18Aug

ICS methodology guidebook + energy factsheet

In an effort to improve accessibility and streamline our processes for project developers, we are pleased to release the Gold Standard Improved Cookstove (ICS) Methodology Guidebook>>. Developed in partnership with the Fundación Natura Colombia (FNC), this guidebook aims to assist project developers in evaluating and choosing the methodology that is best suited to their cookstove projects.
 

19Sep

Gold Standard Annual Report 2015: A watershed moment for sustainable development

Our 2015 Annual Report reviews the impact we've made throughout the year, and we're proud of all our achievements. 

30May

A New Paradigm for Voluntary Climate Action: ‘Reduce Within, Finance Beyond’

With commitments under the Paris Agreement falling short of what is needed to keep global temperature rises well below 2°C, there is a critical need for voluntary climate action to bridge the gap.  

28Aug

Annual Report 2016: Building the Foundations

We’re proud to have made significant progress last year toward building the core infrastructure for Gold Standard for the Global Goals, our new standard to accelerate progress toward the climate and sustainable development agendas. Working in close collaboration with Gold Standard stakeholders and experts, we created innovative new product and certification solutions to make the standard fit-for-purpose and scalable for the new climate and development regimes.

26Sep

Market Assessment: Funding short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) reductions and other Sustainable Development Goal impacts linked to clean cooking and heating.

With the Paris Climate Agreement and the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and Gold Standard identified the need to investigate how the multiple SDG impacts of clean cooking and heating technologies—from SLCP reductions to improved health to advances in gender equality—could be packaged and brought to market for funders to drive finance to projects on the ground.