Gold Standard for the Global Goals is an innovative impact standard bringing high-level integrity and credibility to the most important global goal of our time: climate security and sustainable development.

Comprised of numerous methodologies, guidelines and requirements - backed by strong safeguards and principles – it enables the credible measurement, reporting and verification of positive impacts generated by climate and sustainable development initiatives. Its robust yet customisable design allows for application across a diverse range of initiatives and users, with one fundamental objective: driving financial support to climate and sustainable development initiatives.

Best practice project design, strong safeguards and robust eligibility criteria create highly credible impact reporting and ensure climate justice for project stakeholders.

Robust yet versatile impact standard, bringing market-leading tools to support both climate action project developers and impact investment funds.

Efficient and effective journey to certification with independent verification and multiple certification reviews leading to high-quality verified impacts.

Various project types from community services such as improved cookstove projects, to nature-based solutions such as reforestation projects, and tech-based solutions such as carbon capture and storage.

Collaborations and innovations to digitise all aspects of Gold Standard for the Global Goals to enhance its accessibility, practicality, and robustness for users.

All documentation developed under our Standard sits on the Gold Standard for the Global Goals website. Visit the website to view and download methodologies, requirements, principles, templates, and more.

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