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White Paper: Principles for best-practice digital verification

This white paper looks at the implications of digitalization for the verification of GHG emission reductions or removals. Two promising blueprints Two promising blueprints for using digital approaches to verify carbon projects are presented and assessed, resulting in a series of principles to contribute to the discussion and guide further work on digital verification.

ESMC is the First US Market Program to Achieve Multiple Milestones

ESMC’s program achieved project design certification, which means it aligns with the Value Change Initiative Guidanc. A subset of enrolled Eco-Harvest producers were also verified to show the reported soil carbon removals and greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions are materially correct, making ESMC’s program the first Value Chain Intervention to reach this milestone of combined validation and verification in the US.

New Report: Assessment of Digital MRV

Digital MRV is still a nascent field. This paper provides a snapshot of the state of activities, actors, opportunities, and barriers in the digital MRV space in two project types that are particularly important to current voluntary carbon markets

Digital Verification Solutions for Carbon Markets Could Fast-Track Climate Action

A recent Innovate4Climate workshop focused on technology’s role in improving carbon accounting verification processes. SustainCERT and INFRAS explored how digitization will revolutionize emissions-reductions verification in both voluntary and compliance markets

The ‘climate tech’ gold rush is here – but who’s going to verify its credibility and claims?

We are shooting for the moon when it comes to setting ambitious climate targets and investing in new solutions, yet relying on archaic tools to make sure we are reaching them - that needs to change, argues SustainCERT CEO Marion Verles

3 things to know about our work, where we are headed and why

Getting clarity on what is really delivered on the ground is paramount. Where greenwashing is a problem, we see credible claims as the solution. And where monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) remains limited, we see a potential for digital technologies.

Piloting digital verification & reporting with Greenko

User-centric is the only approach to developing solutions that meet the needs of those who will actually use them. Seshagiri Rao from Greenko Group shares his experience on piloting our platform's digital verification & reporting capabilities.

Meet our latest Board Members

SustainCERT is growing, and so is our Board. We are thrilled to announce Emmanuelle Aoustin and Valerie Arnold have joined the SustainCERT Board and we look forward to working with them as we continue to scale our impact and ambitions. Emmanuelle Aoustin has extensive...

Beiersdorf’s Responsible Shea Supply Chain reaches validation

Beiersdorf’s Responsible Shea Supply Chain, a SustainCERT Value Change pilot, has reached validation. An important milestone that signals a value chain intervention – and its related GHG mitigation activities – has been planned according to credible guidelines and requirements and is in line with leading climate science.