Gold Standard

From TerGoPedia

Gold Standard is one of the most prevalent standards in the voluntary carbon credit market. Its primary purpose is to provide detailed oversight of sequestration projects to ensure they meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The GS organization aims to ensure that all certified projects have a positive social and environmental impact.

The standard has been commercially available since 2006, and a publicly accessible database of GS-certified projects was launched in 2018 (

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