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27Feb

Post 2020 voluntary carbon market principles

A new context
Markets have evolved since the Kyoto Protocol. Science now tells us how we need to decarbonise and by when. The Paris Agreement accordingly includes emission reduction targets for all countries, improving upon the binary nature of the Kyoto regime.

02Dec

REPORT: Navigating Blockchain and Climate Action - 2019 State and Trends

In this second edition, CLI takes stock of the current state and trends of using blockchain technology for climate action, including emerging success stories, bottlenecks and crunch issues regarding digitizing MRV.

29Jul

UN Climate Summit 2019 (COP25)

As announced by the UNFCCC Secretariat, COP 25 will now take place from 02-13 December in Madrid. Gold Standard will be there to participate in a broad range of events from envisioning the voluntary carbon market post-2020 to advocating for sustainable development in Article 6 and more broadly, to how digitalization and disruptive technologies can provide the greatest positive impact to climate action.

01Apr

Innovate4Climate

Gold Standard is participating in several side events at this year's Innovate4Climate to advocate for strong sustainable development provisions in market mechanisms and support policies and technologies to scale climate action to meet the ambition of the Paris Agreement.

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Carbon markets and the SDGs:
A critical role for sustainable development in Article 6 & beyond

Wednesday 05 June 2019 - 09:30-10:30 

06Dec

REPORT: Navigating Blockchain and Climate Action

An international team of authors with a diverse set of experiences and insights has produced a seminal report on blockchain/Digital Ledger Technology (DLT) for policymakers, Navigating Blockchain and Climate Action>>

The main benefits of blockchain technology are rooted in three main characteristics:

13Nov

Gold Standard at COP24

WEEK ONE:

BLOCKCHAIN FOR CORPORATE SUPPLY CHAINS
WWF Pavilion
Sunday 02 Dec 2018
15:00 - 16:30 

With the Climate Ledger Initiative and our partners at WWF, Gold Standard will present how blockchain and other disruptive technologies (e.g. Internet of Things, big data and artificial intelligence) can help mainstream sustainable supply chains and provide trusted, traceable impact data to investors and consumers. 

24Aug

Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI)

Gold Standard is part of the Sustainable Development Initiative (SDI), which aims to explore Party and other stakeholder views on options to implement the sustainable development provisions for Article 6. The recommendations put forward by the SDI draw from a series of workshops with Parties and other stakeholders held under Chatham House rules since July 2017.

08Mar

Africa Carbon Forum

Africa Carbon Forum
Climate Action for Sustainable Development: Driving Change in Africa
11-13 April 2018
Nairobi, Kenya


Our CEO, Marion Verles, will be co-chairing a workshop with UNEP-DTU on 10 April 2018. "The Sustainable Development Dialogue," aims to explore the options to operationalize the sustainable development provisions in Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

On 11 April, Marion Verles will share Gold Standard's vision for carbon markets of the future in the panel: "Sustainable Development and Article 6."