ACADEMY

The learning platform for all things carbon markets

The SustainCERT Academy is your go-to place to expand your knowledge on carbon markets, the Gold Standard certification process & more.

ACCESSIBLE FROM ONE PLATFORM

All courses are easily accessible from the Academy platform. Operate at your own pace and get access to a full library of free resources to deepen your knowledge.

DESIGNED BY A TEAM OF EXPERTS

Our courses are designed by a team of experts and combine theoretical as well as practical knowledge to ensure that all learnings are applicable in the field.

AN EVER-GROWING KNOWLEDGE BASE

We regularly release new courses and free resources to ensure you stay up to date on the latest developments in the Carbon Markets and help you navigate the space.

COURSES OVERVIEW

NAVIGATING BASELINE

NAVIGATING BASELINE

Identify the benefits of proving the success of a project against an existing baseline and recognize the interrelation between baseline and additionality for effective project evaluation.

PRINCIPLES OF ADDITIONALITY

PRINCIPLES OF ADDITIONALITY

Understand the frameworks, tools, and methodologies needed for setting additionality. Apply various Clean Development Mechanism tools to assess the viability and additionality of projects and explore the challenges in balancing environmental objectives with economic feasibility.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND IMPARTIALITY

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND IMPARTIALITY

Explore the challenges and potential conflicts of interest in the carbon finance sector. Apply the Core Carbon Principles set by the ICVCM, including effective governance, tracking, transparency, and independent validation.

INTRODUCTION TO CARBON MARKETS FOR PROJECT DEVELOPERS

INTRODUCTION TO CARBON MARKETS FOR PROJECT DEVELOPERS

This 3-part course is tailored to project developers, voluntary carbon market actors, and anyone who is interested in Carbon Markets and provides an overview on carbon markets as well as latest development to help you successfully navigate carbon markets.

GOLD STANDARDS FOR THE GLOBAL GOALS CERTIFICATION PROCESS

GOLD STANDARDS FOR THE GLOBAL GOALS CERTIFICATION PROCESS

This course is for Gold Standard project developers as well as newcomers and provides a simple yet detailed overview of all the steps in GS4GG Certification Process to help you satisfy the requirements of the carbon credit certification process.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE ON ACADEMY

PROJECT DEVELOPER RULE UPDATES AND TRAININGS

PROJECT DEVELOPER RULE UPDATES AND TRAININGS

As an official certification body for Gold Standard, SustainCERT provides live training to help Project Developers navigate the Standard’s latest rule updates, requirements, and documents. These trainings and webinars are accessible free of charge on the Academy platform.

GOLD STANDARD VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION BODY EXAM

GOLD STANDARD VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION BODY EXAM

Validation and Verification Bodies (VVBs) seeking to obtain or maintain eligibility to conduct validations and verifications for Gold Standard for the Global Goals must attend training and complete all examinations. Access free VVB training, examination, and performance tracking on the Academy platform.

FOR CARBON MARKETS VETERANS AND BEGINNERS

Whether you are a first-time carbon project developer or a veteran, the SustainCERT Academy is for you with:

  • Latest market developments 
  • Information that you can directly apply to your day-to-day work 
  • Access to a wide library of additional resources 
  • A certificate that proves successful completion of the courses.