Become a VVB

APPLY TO BECOME A VVB

Gold Standard works with third-party Validation/Verification Bodies, who conduct audits of projects throughout the Gold Standard Certification Cycle. These are typically established auditing companies with ample experience in GHG validation/verification, which are accredited by a recognized Accreditation Body under one of several accreditation schemes recognized by Gold Standard.

Validation/Verification Bodies seeking approval to conduct validations and verifications for projects and programmes under Gold Standard for the Global Goals and earlier versions of Gold Standard, need to:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Gold Standard oversees the procedures + requirements for the VVB programme.

For any general inquiries, including:

  • VVB approval procedures
  • Clarifications on requirements
  • Application submissions, approvals or reapprovals
  • Updates on accreditation status

CONTACT vvb@goldstandard.org

As the official certification body for Gold Standard for the Global Goals, SustainCERT manages VVB trainings, examinations and performance tracking.

For any inquiries on:

  • VVB trainings
  • Examinations
  • Adding/removing auditor(s)
  • Certification decisions
  • Grievances

CONTACT help@sustain-cert.com

For any inquiries by individuals who wish to: