Ratings Methodology

Sylvera Carbon Credit Ratings: Frameworks & Processes (updated)

About this white paper

Buyers and traders of carbon credits have very little insight into their quality. This has been holding back voluntary carbon markets (VCMs) from reaching their full potential of helping to avert the climate crisis.

The Sylvera carbon credit rating system was designed to change this. Sylvera ratings are a fair and reliable reflection of carbon credit quality, regardless of project type.

This white paper answers:

  • What is a Sylvera carbon credit rating?
  • How do we create our proprietary ratings frameworks?
  • What makes our ratings unique and reliable?