When considering which carbon offset projects to purchase carbon credits from, a rigorous selection process is implemented. The selection criteria is derived from the United Nations Convention on Climate Change Framework.
Emission Protocols: Must comply with Kyoto protocol CP2 (Doha Amendment) 2013 to 2020 or the Paris Climate Agreement 2021 to 2030.
Accreditation Standard: Must comply with United Nation’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) standard – NON Annex one countries issuing Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs).
Verification Standard: Projects comply and validated under the VERRA verified Carbon Standard (VCS) or the Voluntary GOLD Standard (GS VER) methodology.