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
verified by an accredited, independent third party