ANAB Accredits SustainCERT to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas Emission Validation and Verification
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) has accredited SustainCERT S.A. (SustainCERT) under ISO 14065:2013, Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition.
SustainCERT, a climate impact verifier, achieved ANAB accreditation for the validation and verification of assertions related to greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions and removals at the project level for sectoral group 01 GHG emission reductions from fuel combustion. This includes climate mitigation projects such as installation of clean cook stoves and reduction of GHGs from renewable energy supply. More information on SustainCERT’s accreditation can be found on the ANAB Accreditation Directory.
We are very pleased that SustainCERT chose ANAB for its accreditation, and we look forward to a continued partnership in the accredited third-party validation and verification of climate disclosures and attestations.Doug Leonard, Executive Director, ANAB
SustainCERT exists to bring credibility to climate action. We are committed to upholding high standards of integrity, professionalism, and impartiality in verifying data used for carbon credits and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) impacts against globally recognized standards.Marion Verles, CEO, SustainCERT
Launched in 2008, ANAB's accreditation program for greenhouse gas validation/verification bodies oversees the competence and professional conduct of third-parties responsible for verifying the accuracy of emission attestations and is applicable to a broad spectrum of industries. For more information, visit https://anab.ansi.org/greenhouse-gas-validation-verification/.
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