The Plan Vivo Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in the nexus of climate change, natural resource management and international development, to act as Chairperson of its Board of Trustees. The Chairperson will ensure the Board of Trustees and Executive team fulfil their duties in delivering the Foundation’s mission and […]
We’re making some changes to the fees charged by the Plan Vivo Foundation (PVF) for core services. These changes will apply from 1st May 2017. A fairer fee structure for all Our fees for reviewing project documentation (PIN, PDD, TS, Validation, Verification, Updates) are increasing slightly to better reflect the costs and work implicit in […]
by Geoff Wells (guest blogger) Drones take to the skies, satellites whirl above our heads, computers churn out calculations and carbon markets ring up transactions – all in the name of forest conservation financed by carbon credits. But what is the role of local people in all of this? Should (and can) local roles be […]
Plan Vivo has published a new Socio-economic Guidance Manual which includes tools to include projects in the design of Plan Vivo projects.
The latest Annual Report (FY 2015-2016) of the Plan Vivo Foundation is now available for download. Highlights of the year include: Biennual stakeholder conference in Sigtuna, Sweden Issuance of overall 2.22 million certificates Project pipeline of 41 projects Transaction of 860,000 Plan Vivo Certificates (PVCs) in 2015
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SHAMBA – a carbon accounting tool that promises to make community driven climate projects even more viable, while also making these projects more transparent to balanced businesses who invest in them. This is carbon accounting software that sets out to make it easier and affordable for rural communities and grass roots project developers to create […]
Plan Vivo’s 2014-2015 Report is now available for download. For the first time, we’ve measured our environmental footprint with the support of Zeromission AB. We’ll be offsetting our carbon footprint through COTAP whose transparent model supports four Plan Vivo projects.
The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) will take place from the 30 November to 11 December, 2015, in Paris. Governments from around the world will convene with the aim of agreeing on a new global climate change agreement that prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2°C. We will be present at COP21 and […]
IIED Briefing on Plan Vivo Projects in the SDG context Ina Porras, Senior Researcher at IIED, recently published a briefing paper examining the relationship between carbon investors and smallholders in the context of the Plan Vivo system. She examined how Plan Vivo projects offer PV certificate buyers an opportunity to align their carbon offsetting efforts […]