Established in 2003 by WWF and other NGOs, Gold Standard manages a best practice standard for climate and sustainable development interventions to maximize impact, creating value for people around the world and the planet we share.
Its ValueChange program allows companies to quantify emission reductions in their value chains for recognition, and its fund-level certification solution allows investors to credibly quantify and report on their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Gold Standard now has more than 1400+ certified projects in over 80 countries creating
billions of dollars of shared value from climate and development action worldwide.
Gold Standard is tagged in 8 stories.
2 weeks ago
- Carbon credits, which promise an impact measured to a specific quantity of CO2, may not be the most efficient instrument in constantly climate-changing world. But a new approach can make carbon markets fit-for-purpose moving forward. Here are some key premises for business to finance forests and broader climate action in a new era.
3 years ago
- Danone, Global Reporting Initiative, SAP, PepsiCo speaking at New Metrics ‘18 about creating and measuring new forms of value
SAN FRANCISCO, September 26, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® reveals program, networking and activity highlights for its upcoming conference: New Metrics 2018. Nearly 400 business executives will convene October 29-31 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel for a conversation on the ROI of Sustainable Business and smarter, more accurate, and more inclusive business metrics that generate value for all stakeholders.
4 years ago
- Gold Standard, an organization established by WWF and other NGOs to catalyze action on climate change, is making it easier for anyone to support sustainable development projects around the world while offsetting their carbon footprint with the opening of an online ‘shop’ for carbon credits. For the first time, members of the public, small businesses and organizations can offset their emissions by purchasing carbon credits online through Gold Standard.
The carbon credits offered come from a range of projects in Cambodia, China, Sudan, Ethiopia, Laos, Panama and Rwanda, with plans to add additional projects within the coming months.