Our Impact in Numbers

The Plan Vivo Foundation is an international Edinburgh-based charity which has created a set of requirements for smallholders and communities wishing to manage their land and natural resources more sustainably.

3,348,814

tCO2 emissions reductions

>17,000

participating smallholders

>175,000

ha of land under management

Read more about how Plan Vivo Projects contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals.

2019 Equator Prize Winners - Loru Forest & Yaeda Valley

Jun, 07 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Plan Vivo Certified

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Published Buffer Account

May, 16 2019

Plan Vivo has achieved an important milestone by formalising its pooled non-permanence risk buffer account on Markit. The buffer account covers projec...

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Plan Vivo & CORSIA

May, 16 2019

A recent Carbon Market Watch report assessed Plan Vivo and 7 other certification bodies against the eligibility criteria for the aviation industry’s...

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About Us

The Plan Vivo Standard certifies the implementation of project activities that enhance ecosystem services and allow communities to formally recognise and quantify carbon sequestration, biodiversity or watershed protection.

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