101.1-A-T-VVB-Application

 

 

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GOLD STANDARD APPLICATION FORM FOR THE APPROVAL OF VALIDATION/VERIFICATION BODIES (VVBs)

Version no: 1.1

Publication Date: 30/08/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION 1. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Organization Details
Name of the Organization:  
Address:  
Tel:  
Fax:  
E-mail:  

 

Designated Contact Person
Name:   Title:  
Designation:
Contact Address:
E-mail:
Tel:
Fax:

 

Gold Standard Certification Pathways applied for Please refer to Annex A of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information on the sectoral scopes and the type of activities covered. Please check the pathways boxes below
 CER labelling

–        Community Services Activities (Technology distribution (cookstove, CFL, biodigesters), WASH, etc.)

–        Other Project Types (Renewable energy, waste to energy, industrial energy efficiency, etc.)

–        Energy efficiency in Transport sector

–        Land use and Forests

Renewable Energy Labelling

Gold Standard micro-scale

Gold Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

 

Type of Approval Sought (Yes/No)
First time approval  
Re-approval  
Scope extension  
Re-submission for approval  

 

 

 

 

SECTION 2.A ORGANIZATION DETAILS

 

GS Recognized accreditation(s) held by the organization. Please refer to Annex A of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information on the accreditations currently recognized by Gold Standard. For accreditations not included in the list, please contact GS Secretariat.
Recognized accreditation(s) and Scopes Evidence(s)

Scanned copies can be attached as Annex 1 to this application form

 

UNFCCC

 

Energy industries (renewable – / nonrenewable sources)-

Energy distribution

Energy demand

Manufacturing Industries

Chemical industries

Construction

Transport

Mining/mineral production

Metal production

Fugitive emissions from fuels

Fugitive emissions from production and consumption of halocarbons and Sulphur hexafluoride

Solvent use

Waste handling and disposal

Afforestation and reforestation

 

 

ANSI 14065 VVB

 

 

ASI FSC Certification Body

 

 

Total number of auditors currently employed for each of the above stated accreditation(s) and scope(s) applied for.
 

 

Period for which the organization has offered validation/verification services for each of the above stated accreditation(s) and scope(s).
 

 

SECTION 2.B. STRUCTURE AND COMPETENCE

 

Provide details of the auditor’s competency and eligibility for carrying our Gold Standard Validation(s) /Verification(s) for each of the above selected scope(s). Please refer to Section 3.2(c) of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information on the eligibility criteria for auditors (copy further as required)
Name  
Position  
Experience Please refer to Section 3.9 of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information
Evidence(s) Scanned copies of CVs can be attached as Annex 2 to this application form
List of GS Trainings/ Webinars attended  

 

Name  
Position  
Experience  
Evidence(s)  
List of GS Trainings/ Webinars attended  

 

Name  
Position  
Experience  
Evidence(s)  
List of GS Trainings/ Webinars attended  

 

Provide details of the external subcontractors/individual expert’s competency for carrying our Gold Standard Validation(s) /Verification(s) for each of the above selected scope(s). Please refer to Section 3.2(c) of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information on the eligibility criteria for auditors (copy further as required)
Name  
Position  
Experience Please refer to Section 3.10 and Section 3.11 of GS VVB Requirements Document for more information
Evidence(s) Scanned copies of CVs/agreements signed with the subcontractors/individual experts can be attached as Annex 2 to this application form
List of GS Trainings/ Webinars attended  

 

Name  
Position  
Experience  
Evidence(s)  
List of GS Trainings/ Webinars attended  

 

Provide details to demonstrate that the team structure put forward has the necessary capacity and resilience to maintain its ability to audit GS projects. For example is the team resilient to changes in staffing and has the necessary resource and backing to see through proposed workload.
 

 

 

 

SECTION 3. DECLARATION

 

Upon approval, the applicant agrees to comply with Gold Standard Certification Procedures and Requirements for Validation/Verification Bodies (VVBs).

 

I enclose an application fee and understand that this fee is not refundable.

 

I understand the manner in which the accreditation system operates and its functions and confirms adherence to the Gold Standard principles (as laid down in ‘Gold Standard Certification Procedures and Requirements for Validation/Verification Bodies’ and ‘Gold Standard for the Global Goals Principles and Requirements’.

 

I declare that the information given in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I undertake to inform the Gold Standard secretariat immediately of any changes with respect to the application and accept full responsibility for any costs incurred as a result of any changes not reported to the Gold Standard secretariat in accordance with the procedures for accreditation.

 

I also declare that there is no conflict of interest with Gold Standard or any Gold Standard project.

Signature:  
Name of the authorized signatory:  
Position:  
Date:  
Place:  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX 1: List of evidences for native accreditation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANNEX 2: AUDITOR and SUB-CONTRACTOR CV’s