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A transparent and publicly available certification standard for carbon offset Commodity transactions, Products and Services

Carbon Offset Certification is a global, Swiss-based and independent initiative that certifies Commodity transactions (from ‘cradle-to-gate’ or ‘cradle-to-grave’), Products (‘cradle-to-shelf’ life-cycle) or Services (e.g. logistics solutions) through a third-party assured process of the quality of calculations and offsets of GHG emissions.

Carbon Offset Certification supports the industry in the journey towards carbon neutrality.

Carbon Offset Commodity
Cradle-to-Gate or Cradle-to-Grave
Carbon Offset Product
Carbon Offset Service
(e.g. logistics)

Certified audited process with a transparent protocol



GHG footprint via internationally recognised methodologies.



GHG footprint verification by an independent verification body.



GHG footprint via retirement of third-party certified carbon reduction credits.

Bureau Veritas: Strategic Partner and Preferred Verification Body

Bureau Veritas is a global audit and verification services provider with a leading expertise in environmental and sustainability standards.

As per COC certification protocol requiring an independent verification provided by a recognised assurance provider, Bureau Veritas is appointed Preferred Verification Body.

 COC also relies on ClassNK, a non-profit and third-party certification body that conducts various verification services in accordance with regulatory and industry standards, including those related to GHG.

Independent certification for
carbon offset commodity, product or service

Stepping forwards

Carbon Offset Certification is member of the United Nations Global Compact, a leadership initiative from the United Nations for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. COC  supports companies in their journey to climate neutrality under long-term reduction plans through pursuing science-based targets.

In partnerships with:

Many companies are gearing towards net zero ambitions. Being able to provide carbon neutral LNG to customers will create a competitive advantage over time.
Rogier Beaumont
Head Global LNG Portfolio and Environmental Solutions, Pavilion Energy

The Carbon Offset Certification Protocol has been developed with extensive consultation and support from experts in GHG emissions measurement, certification  and governance, NGOs and the commodity industry.

Carbon Offset Certification has been developped with the support from an Advisory Board gathering experts from the industry and relevant institutions.


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