Verra South Africa Newsletter

Verra is a global leader helping to tackle the world’s most intractable environmental and social challenges by developing and managing standards that help the private sector, countries, and civil society achieve ambitious sustainable development and climate action goals.


In South Africa, Verra provides support in the implementation of Carbon Tax act (2019) through its Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) programme that is an accredited standard for entities with tax obligations to to cover a portion of their tax liability using Verified Carbon Units (VCUs).


The latest South Africa-specific resources include:

  • The next monthly South Africa webinar (31 March 2021), which will focus on demonstrating the beyond-carbon benefits of carbon projects. Register here.
  • A recording of the previous webinar on Agricultural Land Management (ALM) can be found at this link.
    • Verra notes that there has been a large initial interest on this topic by SA's agricultural industry. More information on carbon offset projects in the Agriculture, Forestry and Land Use (AFLU) sector can be found at this link.

Issue #2: Q4 | 2020 


Previous editions

Issue #1: Q3 | 2020