Under VCS, two validation/verification bodies (VVBs) assess proposed methodologies for conformance with VCS requirements and scientific best practice. At least one of the two VVBs must hire a methodology expert if assessing a standardized method or an Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) methodology.
Become a Methodology Expert
Methodology experts are selected quarterly by a VCS methodology expert assessment panel. Applications are reviewed if received by the last day of each quarter.
All applications received by the dates listed below will be reviewed in the subsequent weeks.
|2015 Methodology Expert Assessment Schedule|
|Q1||1 April 2015|
|Q2||3 July 2016|
|Q3||30 September 2016|
|Q4||6 January 2017|