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12Nov

Dairy Methodology

About 150 million small-scale dairy households—equivalent to 750 million people—are engaged in milk production globally. Many of these smallholder producers live in developing countries, where their activities have a direct bearing not only on the livelihoods of their own families, but also on employment, food security and nutrition for their communities.

28Oct

Announcing Gold Standard for the Global Goals

If we are to meet the ambition of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, action cannot be one-dimensional. Nor can it be incremental. For the transition to an equitable and sustainable world, impacts must be holistic, transformational, and delivered at an exponential pace.
 
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.
 
08Jul

Gold Standard sets foundation for innovative finance for climate + health SDG impacts

Climate change and health are inexorably linked. The WHO estimates that 7 million premature deaths annually are linked to air pollution and between 2030 and 2050 climate change is expected to cause approximately 250,000 additional deaths per year, with direct damage costs to health estimated at between US$2-4 billion/year by 2030. If climate change is not brought under control, health problems from unclean air, water unsafe to drink, insufficient food and lack of secure shelter will only be exacerbated, leaving those developing countries that are most exposed least able to cope.

03Jun

Greener Skies? Report on the supply and sustainability of carbon credits and alternative fuels for aviation

We were pleased to contribute to a recently publicized report titled "Greener Skies? Report on the supply and sustainability of carbon credits and alternative fuels for aviation". The report was commissioned by the WWF-UK and undertaken by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) to study the actions international aviation can take to mitigate the effects of climate change.

30May

CMIA Policy Paper on Water Benefit Certificates

A new policy paper jointly authored by the Climate Markets and Investment Association (CMIA), Whave Solutions, and Gold Standard, argues that Water Benefits Certificates can play a vital role in climate mitigation and adaptation while meeting broader sustainability targets.

25Feb

AkzoNobel announces first issue of carbon credits from Intersleek technology

Launched in 2014, the award-winning program rewards ship owners who convert existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling to a premium, biocide-free advanced hull coating such as AkzoNobel’s Intersleek –part of its International® brand – which is proven to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

17Dec

ANSI and Gold Standard join forces to enhance the auditing process for Gold Standard energy projects

Monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) are essential elements of climate and development initiatives, ensuring that project investments go further to deliver greater impacts – a key outcome from Gold Standard programs.

07Dec

Gold Standard and Science Based Targets define critical role for carbon credits

Gold Standard has entered into a collaboration with the Science Based Targets Initiative to explore the role of businesses in financing additional emissions reductions outside of their own operations or supply chain. This provides further means for the private sector to accelerate global decarbonisation.