Product Requirements

500 – Product Requirements Mandatory requirements that apply only to specific GS certified products (e.g. VERs) that can be issued by following all applicable Principles and Requirements, Activity Requirements, Contextual Requirements and SDG Impact Quantification

This document provides specific rules and requirements for projects/PoAs seeking issuance of GS4GG specific products, namely Gold Standard Verified Emission Reductions (GSVERs), Gold Standard labels for Certified Emission Reductions (GSCERs) and Gold Standard Planned Emissions Reductions (PERs) for Land Use & Forests. It also provides the requirements for projects/PoAs transitioning from other standards to GS4GG.

Presents the set of requirements and follow up actions to address a performance shortfall scenario associated with a Gold Standard Land-Use and Forest project.

! Rule Clarification(s) applies

Requirements and process for Renewable Energy projects to issue Gold Standard labels for eligible Renewable Energy Products such as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

! Rule Update(s) applies