What requirements must be met to add New Area?
According to LUF Activity
Requirements 2.1.17, the inclusion of new areas shall
follow the Project Design Certification process as per Principles
and Requirements. The Project Developer should
assess if the new areas present material differences from the Design Certified
project and update the Safeguarding
Principles & Requirements
accordingly. Materiality must be assessed according to Principles and
new areas proposed for inclusion, the crediting period end date will be the
same as for the previously Design Certified project activity. The registered
Monitoring & Reporting Plan template shall be updated with the information
for new areas as needed.
New Area Certification
What is New Area Certification? New areas are project areas that are added to (or removed from) a Gold Standard project after it achieves design certification. New Area Certification involves the process of adding or reducing areas into a registered ...
What is New Area Certification?
New areas are project areas that are added to (or removed from) a Gold Standard project after it achieves design certification. New Area Certification involves the process of adding or reducing areas into a registered Gold Standard project. New Area ...
Is a site visit required to add New Area?
According to LUF Activity requirements 2.1.17 a site visit and an opinion by a VVB is required to confirm the eligibility of the proposed activities in the new areas. New Areas inclusion can be certified before or during a performance certification ...
What requirements must be met to remove or reduce project Area?
According to LUF Activity Requirements 2.1.16, a project developer shall consult with Gold Standard before removing a certified area and/or reducing the size of a certified area, in order to assess the materiality of the changes.
Can you indicate potential New Areas in your initial project design?
Yes, all project areas are located within the project region. The ‘project region’ must be identified in the Project Design Document (PDD) and may indicate areas of future project growth through new area certifications.