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25Mar

Sustainable Development under Article 6 – An assessment of sustainable development provisions in Article 6 pilot activities

As part of the Sustainable Development Initiative, Gold Standard has prepared this paper focused on the inclusion of sustainable development within Article 6 cooperation:

This paper assesses the incorporation of sustainable development provisions into the design of two pilot activities to inform early development of activities under Article 6. It also tests the applicability of tools + guidance, such as the SDI Good Practice Guidance.

23Mar

Promoting Sustainable Development through Article 6 – The Role of Bilateral Agreements

Cooperation under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement is expected to be based not only on guidance adopted at the UN-level, but also bilateral agreements between governments. As well as providing a legal framework for cooperation, these bilateral agreements provide an opportunity for governments to set a higher bar for activities generating mitigation outcomes. The SDI has published recommended provisions for governments to include in future bilateral agreements, to underpin the promotion of sustainable development and ensure robust safeguards.
23Mar

Co-operating for the SDGs: Article 6 through a Sustainable Development Lens

Following the adoption of Article 6 guidance at COP26, the SDI has published Cooperating for the SDGs: Article 6 Through a Sustainable Development Lens. This guide outlines how countries hosting Article 6 activities can maximise the sustainable development benefits of activities for their local citizens, communities and natural environment.

31Dec

Good practice guidance for the preliminary assessment of sustainable development in Article 6 actions

This report is produced by the Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI) with the support from the governments of Belgium, Germany, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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04Nov

SDI Assessment of Sustainable Development Approaches for use in Article 6 -

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This report is produced by the Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI) with the support from the governments of Belgium, Germany, Finland, Norway and Sweden.