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Gold Standard is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with UNFCCC secretariat, forged with a shared goal of supporting non-party stakeholders in accelerating progress toward the Sustainable

Period of Consultation: 04/04/2017-05/04/2017

The Gold Standard for Sustainable Urban Development is intended as a pathway to certification within the

Period of Consultation: 03/03/2017-04/02/2017

Claims Consultation Feedback

Can you provide more clarity between SDG contributions and Certified SDG Impacts?

Period of Consultation: 03/03/2017-04/02/2017

Summary of the second consultation of Gold Standard for the Global Goals

Period of Consultation: 03/03/2017-04/02/2017

The development of the Methodology to Estimate and Verify Averted Mortality and Disability Adjusted Life Years (ADALYs) from Cleaner Household Air was strongly informed by decades of evidence and e

Period of Consultation: 11/02/2016-12/01/2016

The 'Financing efficient cookstoves for rural Andean communities' project, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank and World Vision Australia, aims to promote the use of clean cookstoves in Andean communities. Its broad objective is to promote the development of improved cookstove (ICS) activities by reducing the current complexity of project implementation and by benefiting from the experience of existing projects. As a part of this initiative, Gold Standard has carried out an assessment of the fNRB value for four Latin American countries – Bolivia, Columbia, Honduras and Guatemala.

The fraction of Non-Renewable Biomass (NRB) assessment requires extensive collection of consistent and reliable data, which is not always available in developing countries. Determining the project-specific fNRB value is therefore a source of systemic uncertainty for the project proponent which can involve high costs and may represent a barrier to project development.

Gold Standard has assessed the fNRB values for each of these countries at a national level to reduce the project developer’s work load and provide a consistent and standardised value.

Period of Consultation: 08/01/2016-08/31/2016

We are working with Inter-American Development Bank and World Vision Australia to promote the development of improved cookstove (ICS) activities in Peruvian Andean communities through a project cal

Period of Consultation: 03/30/2016-04/30/2016

Gold Standard is looking at developing a methodology to calculate health benefits using Averted Disability Adjusted Life Years  (ADALYs) as the impact metric.

Period of Consultation: 02/09/2016-03/07/2016

We are restructuring our standard to better enable us to meet our vision of a climate secure world where sustainable development brings life changing benefits to communities everywhere.

Period of Consultation: 02/03/2016-04/15/2016

Gold Standard is pleased to present our latest Agriculture development, the Cool Farm Methodology, for public comment.

Period of Consultation: 01/18/2016-02/18/2016