Ensuring and Accrediting Best Practice in Carbon Offsetting
Our mission is to enable climate leadership of corporates and governments by developing and advancing best practices in emissions reductions and carbon offsetting ahead of and beyond regulation.
WHO WE ARE
ICROA represents the interests of service providers in promoting emissions reductions and offsetting to the highest standards of environmental integrity and in support of the Paris Agreement. ICROA provides an Accreditation Programme and supports organisations through advocacy and action-oriented activities aimed at advancing best practice in the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM).
ICROA ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME
The ICROA Accreditation Programme defines and promotes best practice in the financing of high-quality emissions reductions and use of carbon credits as an effective carbon management tool. The Programme is open to all organisations who provide a carbon offsetting service. ICROA accredited organisations may use the ICROA Accreditation Label.
ICROA ACCREDITATION LABEL
ICROA accredited organisations provide a high quality service that is compliant with the best market practices helping thousands of other companies meet their climate goals through immediate and credible climate action.
ICROA CODE OF BEST PRACTICE
The ICROA Code of Best Practice aims to define international best practice for offset-inclusive carbon management and represents the minimum requirements that all ICROA accredited organisations must meet.
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*ICROA does not sell carbon credits or provide offsetting advisory services.