Retroactive Projects Eligibility

According to the Gold Standard for Global Goals Principles & Requirements>>

3.4.7.4   Retroactive Projects shall submit for Preliminary Review within 1 year of the Project Start Date.

The following exceptions have been introduced through this Rule Update:

2.1 Requirement for retroactive projects applying the methodology Retrofit Energy Efficiency Measures in shipping>>

Considering the unique nature of the shipping sector activities and the intricate methodology requirements for data collection, the prior consideration requirements have been revised for retroactive project applying the methodology “Retrofit Energy Efficiency Measures in shipping”. The projects applying this methodology can submit the required documents to Gold Standard for preliminary review within two years of its start date. This rule change is applicable with effect from the date of publication.

2.2 Requirement for Land-use & Forest Activities

The Land-use & Forest Activities as defined under Gold Standard for the Global Goals – Land-use & Forests Activity Requirements>> can be submitted for preliminary review within five years of the project start date. This rule change is applicable with effect from the date of publication.