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    • How do I develop a Gold Standard (GS) project?

      The Principles and Requirements explain the process for developing a GS project. Each project goes through a process that we refer to as the “GS project cycle.” Please refer to the diagram under 5.1.2 for a complete description of the GS project ...
    • What are the fees for Land Use and Forestry (LUF) project certification?

      Preliminary Review: USD 3,500 paid to SustainCERT Validation audit: fee depends on each Validation and Verification Body (VVB). This must be discussed between the project developer and the selected VVB.  Project Design Certification: USD 1,500 paid ...
    • How to Open a Gold Standard Registry Account

      To open a Gold Standard Account please send the following documentation to registry@goldstandard.org  ·         A copy of your organisation's Certificate of Incorporation. Your company or organisation's registration number, registered office address, ...
    • How to book a Preliminary Review

      You can book a review by logging to the Sustain-Cert app.  To open your project on sustainCERT app:  Type in the URL https://impact.sustain-cert.com in any of the web browser. Enter your credentials and login to the application. Follow the steps as ...
    • Do I need to submit a validation/verification workplan under GS4GG?

      There is no formal requirement for a VVB to submit a validation and verification workplan for review under GS4GG rules.   Please note that it is the responsibility of the project developer to ensure that all applicable rules are followed, notably: ...