CERs Registration


CERs (or Carbon credits) are the general term for tradable credits or permits representing 1 ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) or the mass of another greenhouse gas equivalent to 1 ton of CO2 (tCO2e). Trading CO2 emissions or carbon trading on the market is done through credits.


Real and Measurable

realized and not just planned, and quantified via an established methodology using conservative assumptions


not reversed; this pertains to projects that have reversibility risk such as forestry projects that can be damaged by fire, logging, or disease. Mitigation and mechanism must be developed to compensate for any reversals.


would not have been realized if the project had not been carried out, and the project itself would not have been developed without the revenues from the sale of carbon credits

Independently verified

verified by an accredited, independent third party