Can the project be submitted for Preliminary Review without conducting a physical meeting and stakeholder feedback round?
Yes. The project developer may submit the project/Component Project Activity (CPA)/Voluntary Project Activity (VPA) for Preliminary Review without conducting the physical meeting and stakeholder feedback round. The project developer shall submit the draft Stakeholder Consultation Report with the self-assessment of Sustainable Development Goals and safeguards assessment with other required documents for preliminary review.
What happens if the stakeholder consultation cannot be conducted?
The Project developer may apply the following interim measures in cases where physical stakeholder consultation meetings cannot reasonably be conducted by projects due to COVID-19, and the projects are submitted for preliminary review before the end ...
What documents must be submitted for Preliminary Review?
The following documents must be submitted: Preliminary Review Required Documents Local Stakeholder Consultation Report Preliminary Review Form Design Review Required Documents Gold Standard Project Document Emission Reduction Calculation Excel File ...
How long will it take? Our timeframe expectations
Timeframe Expectations Stakeholder Feedback Round The Stakeholder Feedback Round (SFR) must take a minimum of 2 weeks to complete; it must also be closed and reported on before validation is completed. However, we recommend – as a minimum - that the ...
Verified Project Activity (VPA)
Voluntary Project Activity (VPA) / Component Project Activity (CPA) The rule update for VPA/CPA introduces flexibility to Gold Standard for the Global Goals Programme of Activities (PoAs) requirements with regards to Validation/Verification Body ...
What are the project documentation requirements for projects submitted for Preliminary Review before 01 January 2021?
All Project Design Documents (PDDs) or PoA Design Documents (PoA-DDs, CPA/VPA-DDs), where the time of first submission (for Preliminary Review) is before 01 January 2021 shall apply the IPCC AR5 GWP values to PDDs/PoA-DDs and CPA/VPA-DDs, as ...