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09Sep

Offsetting: Success in projects, failure of communication

Sarah Leugers, Director of Marketing and Communications
12.09.16
 

This spring, I finally witnessed in person the spirit of Gold Standard projects.  And at the same time I realised why more companies aren’t supporting them today. The project activities are truly inspirational. Improved cookstoves are helping to drive an urgently needed transition to a low-carbon future.

14Oct

Marion Verles, Gold Standard CEO: The Climate Chain

WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH ME AND MY ORGANISATION?

While the adoption of the Paris Agreement and the commitments submitted by countries represent a significant step in the fight against climate change, the amount of ambition is still insufficient to keep global warming at a level that is safe for the most vulnerable communities and critical ecosystems on the planet.
 
01Apr

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition HLA

Gold Standard will host a workshop, "Carbon pricing: A virtuous circle in corporate climate strategies" at the CPLC High Level Assembly highlighting how multiple dimensions of voluntary carbon pricing can catalyse emission reductions within and among companies. It will feature several best practices for corporate climate leadership: Shadow pricing, internal carbon fees, direct investment in value chain emission reductions, and voluntary offsetting.

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 

09Jul

PRESS RELEASE: New Cell Press environmental change and sustainability journal partners with Gold Standard to offset carbon emissions

One Earth, a forthcoming journal for high-quality research that seeks to understand and address today’s environmental grand challenges, has partnered with Gold Standard, a standards body that certifies initiatives that support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Together, they will offset three tons of carbon emissions for every research paper the journal publishes. The first issue of One Earth, from publisher Cell Press, will appear online on September 20, 2019. 

07Jan

Swiss Business Aviation Day

Save the Date! The Swiss Business Aviation Association and the European Business Aviation Association are hosting the first-ever Swiss Business Aviation Day.

Under the theme ‘Sustainable Connectivity’, representatives of the Business Aviation sector, along with Swiss policymakers and regulators, will debate and explore the role of Business Aviation as a smart and sustainable mobility solution that drives economic growth and competitiveness, in Switzerland and beyond.

09Apr

WEBINAR: Absolute Zero: A Climate Strategy for Business Resilience

Our Chief Technical Officier, Owen Hewlett will be joining Quantis and Mircosoft to discuss the latest in science-backed climate strategies.

09Apr

WEBINAR: Making sense of Net Zero and Climate Positive

Companies make net-zero, climate neutral, and climate positive claims, but how credible are they? Are they based on science?

Gold Standard joins this South Pole webinar to discuss how to develop a framework that defines what it is to be "net zero" or "climate positive", anchored in the Science-Based Targets Initiative, the GHG Protocol, and market standards.

Making sense of Net Zero and Climate Positive
06 May 2020
14:00 – 15:30 CEST