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Methodology for assessing the quality of carbon credits (version 2.0, March 2022)

Authors: The methodology is co-authored by a research team consisting of staff from Oeko-Institut (Dr. Lambert Schneider, Felix Fallasch, Nora Wissner and Sophie Progscha), World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US) (Brad Schallert, John Holler), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) (Kelley Kizzier, Annie Petsonk, Alex Hanafi, Pedro Barata, Walter Stuart, Darcy Jones), Felipe De León, Mandy Rambharos and Tani Colbert-Sangree. Boston Consulting Group (BCG) helped facilitate the stakeholder consultation and provided analytical support as part of this process.

Previous versions

Carbon Credit Quality Initiative - How to identify high-quality carbon credits (September 2021)

Presentation made at the initiative's debut event at the 2021 New York Climate Week

What makes a high-quality carbon credit? (June 2020)

Authors: Oeko-Institut (Dr. Lambert Schneider, Sean Healy, Felix Fallasch), World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US) (Brad Schallert, John Holler), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) (Kelley Kizzier, Annie Petsonk, Alex Hanafi), Felipe De León, and Mandy Rambharos.