We make impact certification

SustainCERT brings next-generation certification solutions to deliver impact at scale and make the world climate secure and sustainable. Our lean, technology-led approach is designed to reduce the complexity and costs while ensuring rigour from best practice standards is met.

Simple, credible certification

We help businesses and investors efficiently and credibly quantify and report on the social and environmental impacts yielded from a wide range of sustainability interventions.

Our work follows best practice as defined by the ISEAL Code of Good Practice and aligns with internationally recognized standards such as the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and Gold Standard for the Global Goals to produce accurate, reliable and comparable impact data.

Environmental Markets

High quality carbon credits + other environmental assets

  • An official certification body for Gold Standard
  • Software enabled monitoring, reporting and verification
  • Helpdesk and trainings
  • API with Gold Standard registry

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Corporate Reporting

Scope 3 reporting + supply chain claims

  • Emission reductions and removals for GHG Protocol reporting
  • Emission factor management and tracking system
  • Other supply chain claims (deforestation free etc.)

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Impact Investing

Due diligence + impact reporting of investments

  • Embedded certification requirements in fund due diligence
  • Aggregation of impact assessment and assurance at fund and portfolio levels
  • Issuance of environmental commodities (optional)

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Value for businesses, people and planet

Our work ensures global climate and sustainability pledges bring real and meaningful impact on the ground by providing evidence of progress towards the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda.

As an official certification body for Gold Standard we contributed to:

Projects certified
Tons of CO2e issued
in shared value for climate action and sustainable development

SustainCERT is trusted by more than 1000 companies

SustainCERT Raises $10 Million

SustainCERT completes $10 Million Capital Raise to Drive a #RacetotheTop in Carbon Emissions Accounting and Verification

Scope 3 Reductions Key for Credible Net Zero Strategies

Value chain or “Scope 3” emissions are often the largest source of corporate carbon footprints, yet to date have been the lowest area of focus for most companies because of these common barriers...

Value Change Labs 2021

Through programs, working groups, labs or pilots, Value Change members co-create best practice guidance and tools approved by Gold Standard to reduce and credibly report on Scope 3 emissions reductions.

A new era for the voluntary carbon market

Digital transformation is on its way and will profoundly transform the voluntary carbon market. This article was first published in Business Green

Bayer and Partners Break New Ground on Certifying Value Chain Greenhouse Gas Impacts with SustainCERT

SustainCERT announces that the Bayer/Soil Health Partnership Conservation Innovation program, has achieved design certification as part of the Value Change Program pilot phase.

Sustainability standards join forces to scale climate impact.

For the first time standards including Better Cotton Initiative, Fairtrade, FSC, and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials will be able to quantify carbon emission reductions.

Ecosystem Service Market Consortium and SustainCERT Team Up to Deliver Certified Greenhouse Gas Impacts

SustainCERT and the Ecosystem Service Market Consortium (ESMC) announce their partnership to deliver streamlined, certified carbon assets that can be used by Consortium members to satisfy their voluntary greenhouse gas reduction commitments.


SustainCERT, the official certification body for Gold Standard based in Geneva, validated that Melior’s carbon calculator is in line with best practice, as defined by the Principles of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.

SustainCERT is live

03 December 2018, Geneva, Switzerland With demand for sustainable goods and sustainability claims on the rise, Gold Standard, the benchmark...