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10Jul

New Standard Launched to Accelerate and Measure Progress Toward the Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Targets

Geneva, Switzerland, 10 July 2017.  Gold Standard today launches Gold Standard for the Global Goals, a new standard to quantify, certify and maximise the contributions of climate and development interventions toward the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

14Jul

Beyond Business as Usual: Aligning Business Strategy and Climate Action with the SDGs

More and more companies are aligning their sustainability strategies with the SDGs and are using them to inform and guide business decision making. This one-hour webinar, jointly led by Natural Capital Partners and Corporate Citizenship, will highlight how businesses can benefit from the SDGs as well as maximise their positive impacts.

21Sep

PRESS RELEASE: Gold Standard Launches Label to Guarantee that Green Electricity Purchases Support New Renewable Electricity Generation and the SDGs

Geneva, Switzerland, 21 September 2017.  Gold Standard, the premium label for climate and development projects worldwide, has launched a new Renewable Energy Label to assure businesses, governments and other buyers of renewable electricity attribute certificates* that their purchase supports the expansion of renewable energy generation capacity and achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

10Feb

Gold Standard Project Developer Webinar: Clarifications on GS4GG transition requirements

The session will cover clarifications around:
 
  1. Certification renewal and maximum certification periods for existing projects (i.e. those Registered under earlier versions of the Standard)
  2. Use of existing sustainable development  monitoring indicators
  3. Additionality and Ongoing Financial Need

We hope that our project developer partners will join us in this sessions. 

14Dec

Reducing climate impacts in cattle industry: New Value Change methodology

Ensuring global food security while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is one of the most significant global challenges for sustainable development. Emissions from ruminants, especially dairy cows and beef cattle, play a central role in this field. According to FAO, livestock supply chains account for 7.1 GT CO2, equivalent to 14.5% of global anthropogenic GHG emissions. Cattle (beef, milk) are currently responsible for about two-thirds of that total, largely due to methane emissions resulting from rumen fermentation.