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06Jul

PRESS RELEASE: Gold Standard and Mongolian government partner to meet ambition of Paris Agreement pledge

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – 6 July 2020  
As countries are asked to increase commitments to the Paris Climate Agreement’s goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by midcentury, Gold Standard and the Government of Mongolia are partnering to deliver on greater ambition, integrity of outcomes, and transparent reporting to the global community.

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. 

01Jul

Discerning Offsetting: The Right Projects Can Take You from Carbon-Neutral to Climate+

By making informed decisions on carbon credit selection, you can go beyond simply being carbon neutral to Climate+

What difference can carbon offsetting make for the planet, its people and your sustainability objectives? The answer is — a lot. But choice matters: Depending on which carbon credits you select, you may simply be compensating for your carbon footprint or — on the other end of the spectrum — helping drive development in vulnerable communities around the world.

01Jul

Climate Week NYC

Gold Standard will be in New York for Climate Week, participating in a number of events including the UN Secretary General's 2019 Climate Action Summit and a corporate-focused workshop. 

14Jun

Report: Valuating the benefits of improved cooking solutions

Gold Standard has published a research study by Vivid Economics that estimates the economic value of Gold Standard-certified project benefits related to climate, health, ecosystem protection, economic opportunity, poverty reduction and other development outcomes from its improved cooking solutions project portfolio.

09Apr

R20 Austrian World Summit

Gold Standard will participate in a panel discussion on "Sustainable Infrastructure & Blended Finance” during breakout session on 29 May 2019, exploring the opportunities and constraints of financing medium-sized sustainable infrastructure projects with a focus on qualifying and quantifying the untapped market and its SDG potential.

Panelists include: 

01Apr

Triple Bottom Line Investing (TBLI) Conference Europe

This event showcases the latest trends in ESG & Impact Investing. Marion Verles will participate in a session, "Critical of measurement: Does ESG analysis provide insights?" which explores whether ESG ratings are sufficiently reflecting real company sustainability performance.

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 

16Nov

Global Landscape Forum - Bonn 2018

If you're attending the Global Landscape Forum hosted in Bonn on 01-02 December 2018, please come and join us in the session:

LANDSCAPES FINANCE LAB (WWF): A PHILOSOPHY OF LANDSCAPES: 
STANDARDIZED APPROACHES TO HELP SCALE-UP LANDSCAPE RESTORATION