COVID-19 Update

Plan Vivo Secretariat: +44 131 243 2782 Edinburgh, 7th April 2020 In these challenging times, with citizens’ lives being restricted like never before and governments forced to directly intervene in the economy, a few green shoots have emerged in Europe this week that may usher in a period of optimism that the spread of […]

Plan Vivo 2019 Stakeholder Meeting Report

The Plan Vivo Foundation (PVF) celebrated its biennial Stakeholder Meeting on the 21st and 22nd of October 2019. The conference was held in the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) and co-hosted by the Centre for Sustainable Forests and Landscapes (CSFL) to celebrate our long-standing relationship with the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and pay homage […]

Plan Vivo is Recruiting

Head of Operations, Plan Vivo Foundation, Edinburgh UK. The Plan Vivo Foundation is seeking a highly motivated individual with a keen interest in the nexus of climate change and international development. The Head of Operations plays a central role in the strategic direction of the organisation, overseeing all aspects of the Foundation’s operations. This exciting […]

Plan Vivo Stakeholder Meeting 2019 – Completed

    Plan Vivo has recently concluded its 2019 stakeholder meeting. The successful event brought together actors from a range of sectors all over the globe with one primary purpose – to help guide and improve the Standard so that it has the best possible impacts on alleviating poverty and tackling climate change. We thank […]

2019 Equator Prize Winners – Loru Forest & Yaeda Valley

We are delighted to announce that the Plan Vivo Certified Loru Forest (Ser-Thiac) and Yaeda Valley projects have both won the 2019 Equator Prize! The Equator Prize is one of one of the United Nation’s most prestigious awards for environmental protection and climate resilience. It is awarded biennially to projects that show outstanding community efforts […]

Published Buffer Account

Plan Vivo has achieved an important milestone by formalising its pooled non-permanence risk buffer account on Markit. The buffer account covers projects certified under the Standard for any unexpected losses, in line with best practice from other major carbon standards. The balance stands at 298,654 ex-ante reserve credits, and 114,198 ex-post reserve credits currently. For more […]

Plan Vivo & CORSIA

A recent Carbon Market Watch report assessed Plan Vivo and 7 other certification bodies against the eligibility criteria for the aviation industry’s CORSIA programme. Plan Vivo scored as one of the most eligible Standards in the Voluntary Carbon Market. The Standard hopes to pursue this potential market, so to open up a new source of […]

We’re looking for a new Chairperson!

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 […]

Revised Fee Structure: Important Changes

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 […]