Gold Standard’s Proposed Expansion to Certify Emission Reductions From Black Carbon

As part of their efforts to scale up climate change mitigation measures, The Gold Standard is exploring the development of a methodology to allow black carbon emission reductions to earn carbon credits from household-based thermal energy consumption devices (such as clean cookstoves).

The full scoping document can be reviewed here:

Download the Public Call for Stakeholder Comments – Black Carbon

The Gold Standard invites feedback from stakeholders on the factors that it should consider in the proposed scope expansion to include the certification of black carbon emission reductions from household-based thermal energy consumption devices.

The deadline for feedback is: 18th July, 2014. All comments, questions, and feedback can be directed to Vikash Talyan at