|Transition Requirements for existing projects||15.02.2018||Core Rule Updates|
The following clarifications are relevant to all Project Proponents, regardless of the version of the standard under which your project is Registered. It provides a clarification to the ‘Gold Standard for the Global Goals Transition Requirements’ document in the following areas:
In addition to the above Gold Standard also clarifies Requirements concerning:
|Retroactive Projects Eligibility||22.10.2018||Core Rule Updates|
Gold standard has introduced exemptions for retroactive projects from LUF and Shipping sector.
|Reducing Vessel Emissions Through the Use of Advanced Hull Coatings (Version 2.0)||22.10.2018||Core Rule Updates|
The methodology “Reducing Vessel Emissions Through the Use of Advanced Hull Coatings” has been put on hold to address the inconsistencies in GHGs emission reductions quantification approaches.
|GS CDM eligibility requirements for Gold Standard Renewable Energy Labels||22.10.2018||Core Rule Updates|
The rule update allows GS-CER projects to become eligible for Gold Standard Renewable Energy Labels provided certain conditions are met to mitigate the risk of issuing carbon credits and renewable energy certificates from the same MWh.
|Impact Quantification methodology approval procedure||22.10.2018||Core Rule Updates|
Gold Standard has released the standard procedure for Impact Quantification methodology approval under the Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG).
|Contribution to the Gold Standard Conformity Buffer||22.10.2018||Core Rule Clarifications|
Clarification on eligibility of credits that can be used to meet the Gold Standard Conformity Buffer requirements.
|Applicability of Global Warming Potential for Gold Standard for Global Goal projects||22.10.2018||Core Rule Clarifications|
Clarification on applicability of Global Warming Potential for Gold Standard for Global Goal projects
|Issuance of Planned Emissions Reductions (PERs)||22.10.2018||Core Rule Clarifications|
Clarification on issuances of PERs
|Erroneous Inclusion||22.10.2018||Core Rule Clarifications|
Clarification on definition of Erroneous Inclusion and requirements for managing Non- Conformity have been included in these documents.
|Soil Carbon – Issuance request of Gold Standard – VERs||22.10.2018||Core Rule Clarifications|
Clarification on issuance of Gold Standard VERs related to eligible Soil Carbon component
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