Opportunities for Standardisation of International Offset Mechanisms

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is at a crossroads, and numerous stakeholders are calling for its reform. SEI is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a team from Perspectives Inc. and the University of Zurich to advance thinking for the next phase of international mitigation activities.

We are examining opportunities and challenges in applying performance standard approaches internationally, as well as opportunities for further standardisation of specific project types. We are also assessing the extent to which performance-based additionality tests could enhance (or degrade) the environmental integrity of offset programs by examining potential outcomes for selected CDM projects.

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