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Approved Verifiers under the Climate Bonds Standard

 

Below is a directory of verifier organisations which have been approved by the Climate Bond Stand

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Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Worldwide

All sectors

Vishal Goel

Sustainability Services Team

DNV-GL is the world's  leading ship and offshore classification society, the leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry, and a leading expert for the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. We’ve also taken a position as one of the top three certification bodies in the world.

Worldwide

All sectors

Mark Robinson

Douglas Farquhar

EPIC Sustainability is a leading independent greenhouse gas verifier, sustainability assurance provider and third party auditor operating globally. EPIC is a two time International Award Winning Organization within two years of commencing operations, first in the history of environmental markets business.

India

All sectors

Dr. Vishnu

EthiFinance is an independent extra financial research agency specialized in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Created in 2003, EthiFinance has become a European leader in the assessment of small and medium companies

Europe

All sectors

Emmanuel Delaville

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, each of which is a separate legal entity. There are 231,000 EY people globally and EY offices in more than 150 countries.

Worldwide

All sectors

Judy Li (China)

Pip Best (Asia Pacific/Other)

Ajeya Bandyopadhyay (India)

Christina Larkin (Europe)

John DeRose (Americas)

KPMG international operates as a network of member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services. It operates in 155 countries and employ more than 155,000 people across a range of disciplines. KPMG's clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations.

Worldwide

All sectors

Wim Bartels

Santhosh Jayaram

Oekom Research AG is one of the world's leading rating agencies and provides the crucial head start in the segment of sustainable investments. Being the partner of institutional investors and financial service providers, we develop innovative investment strategies that combine sustainability research with a high rate of return.

Worldwide

All sectors

Julia Haake

Sustainalytics is a global environmental, social and governance (ESG) and corporate governance research and analysis firm. It helps clients turn vast quantities of environmental, social and governance information into insightful, value-added analysis to enable more informed investment decisions.

Worldwide

All sectors

Vikram Puppala 

Trucost is an environmental data provider that services companies, the investment community, governments, academics and thought leaders. Trucost aims to help its clients understand the economic consequences of natural capital dependency to manage risk from volatile commodity prices and increasing environmental costs - and ultimately build more sustainable business models, products and brands.

UK
North America
Europe
Asia

All sectors

Derek Ip

Chaoni Huang

TÜV NORD CERT is a service-provider for comprehensive testing and certification on the basis of national and international specifications and standards for products, services and management systems.

Worldwide

All sectors

Tahsin Choudhury

Atelier Ten is an international firm of environmental design consultants, lighting designers and building engineers who are committed to high-performance and sustainable design within the built environment.

UK
US
Qatar
Thailand
Singapore
Australia

Low Carbon Buildings

Emilie Hagen

First Environment is a U.S.-based environmental consulting company that provides environmental verification and product certification services as well as site remediation, regulatory compliance, environmental management system, climate change adaptation, and litigation support services. The firm is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited greenhouse gas verification body and has received past recognition by Environmental Finance as the Best Verification Company for both voluntary and mandatory markets in North America.

Worldwide

All sectors

Phil Ludvigson

SynTao Green Finance is an independent consultancy promoting sustainable finance in China. With a global vision and rich local practice, they provide consulting, research and training services in ESG risk management, green finance product innovation and verification, and other sustainable finance perspectives.​

China

All sectors

Tracy Cai

Vigeo Eiris is a global independent provider of ESG research and services for investors, public and private organisations and NGOs.

Worldwide

All sectors

Laurie Chesné (Global)

Guylaine Deniel (Europe, Africa and Middle East)

Mabel Gonzalez (North America)

Fanny Tora (South America)

Michael Notat (Asia)

BDO India is an accounting and advisory practice with many clients active in the Indian debt capital market. It is ideally placed to stimulate the Indian green bond market.

India

Renewable Energy

Abuali Darukhanawala

 

Zhongcai Green Financing Consultants Ltd has emerged as the commercial arm of the Research Center for Climate and Energy Finance (RCCEF), based at the Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing. They have significant experience in the Chinese green bond market and policy research.

China

Renewable Energy, Low Carbon Buildings, Low Carbon Transport, Waste Management

Han Zhang (Hanke)
(+86 13501358579)

The Carbon Trust‘s certification arm works with hundreds of organisations around the world, helping them to better understand their environmental impacts and robustly demonstrate sustainability achievements. Their certifications focus on reductions in carbon emissions and improving resource efficiency, including water use and waste output.

Worldwide

Solar, Wind, Low Carbon Buildings, Low Carbon Transport, Water, Waste Management

Morgan Jones

Darran Messem

Emergent Ventures India (EVI) provides public and private sector consulting and assurance services across the spectrum of sustainable development issues in India and Southeast Asia.

Worldwide except USA & Canada

Solar, Wind, Hydro Power, Bioenergy, Low Carbon Transport, Waste Management

Jatin Kapoor

PwC purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.

Worldwide All sectors

Damian Regan

Bronwen Krip
 

Lianhe EIA is committed to providing professional consulting, certification, research services related to sustainable finance and environmental protection. It has particular experience in financial analysis, environmental impact assessment, sustainable development consulting and environmental engineering technology.

China

Solar, Wind, Hydro Power, Bioenergy,
Low Carbon Buildings,
Low Carbon Transport, Water, Waste Management

LIU Jingyun

NSF Sustainability is a USA-based not-for-profit organization respected for its scientific and technical expertise. Our worldwide offices provide product and management system certification and climate services. We are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a greenhouse gas validation and verification body.

Worldwide Solar, Wind, Water, Low Carbon Transport and Low Carbon Buildings.

Stacey L. Mack

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