The Gold Standard Marketplace

Supporting climate action and sustainable development

Purchasing Carbon Credits Gold Standard-certified carbon credits fund climate protection projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions AND create sustainable development benefits for the communities that need it most. Each Gold Standard project has a verified contribution to at least three of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

We all have an impact on the planet – businesses, governments, individuals – and we can all play a part on the journey towards a more sustainable world. Proceeds from carbon credit purchases go to project developers, enabling them to maintain and expand their projects and deliver more impact.

You will receive a unique certificate by email. This will contain a link to the Gold Standard Impact Registry where your credits will have been retired for transparency.

For orders of over 1,000 credits please can you contact melanie.knight@goldstandard.org. Please note that we cannot accept bank transfer payments for orders of less than $5,000.

For any other enquiries please visit our FAQs or contact us.

  • Climate+ Portfolio: Variety of projects

    Purchase carbon credits from a range of Gold Standard-certified projects all over the globe. For purchases please contact credits@goldstandard.org

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    Climate+ Portfolio: Variety of projects
    $14.00 USD/TONNE
  • Planting Biodiverse Forests in Panama

    Re-transforming degraded pastureland into ecological sound forests that offer a safe haven for native animals

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    Planting Biodiverse Forests in Panama
    $38.00 USD/TONNE
  • 400 MW Solar Power Project at Bhadla, Rajasthan, India

    New project that displaces electricity generated from fossil-fuel based power plants with renewable solar energy.

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    400 MW Solar Power Project at Bhadla, Rajasthan, India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Ceará Renewable Energy Project, Brazil

    Striking out at deforestation: Promoting a more sustainable supply chain whilst improving livelihoods of employees and local communities.

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    Ceará Renewable Energy Project, Brazil
    $13.00 USD/TONNE
  • The Nicaforest High Impact Reforestation Program

    Combining reforestation on degraded land for sustainable timber production, sequestration of CO2 and protection of native forests + animals

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    The Nicaforest High Impact Reforestation Program
    $52.00 USD/TONNE
  • 22.5 MW Wind Power Project in Rajasthan, India

    Wind project in India focusing on sustainable development for the local community

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    22.5 MW Wind Power Project in Rajasthan, India
    $15.00 USD/TONNE
  • Buenos Aires Renewable Energy Project, Brazil

    This project alleviates deforestation, avoids GHGs and promotes a more sustainable supply chain: and does it whilst improving local + employee livelihoods. Making good, better.

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    Buenos Aires Renewable Energy Project, Brazil
    $12.50 USD/TONNE
  • Betulia Energy and Biodiversity Restoration Project in Honduras

    Providing rural electrification to local communities and renewable energy to the national grid.

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    Betulia Energy and Biodiversity Restoration Project in Honduras
    $38.00 USD/TONNE
  • Cleaner, Safer Water in Cambodia

    Hydrologic’s purifiers have provided nearly two million Cambodians with safe drinking water–improving health and helping the environment.

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    Cleaner, Safer Water in Cambodia
    $16.00 USD/TONNE
  • Qori Q’oncha Improved Cookstoves in Peru

    Qori Q’oncha Improved Cookstove project promotes the use of improved cookstoves in order to reduce harmful indoor pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and pressure on Andean forests.

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    Qori Q’oncha Improved Cookstoves in Peru
    $25.00 USD/TONNE
  • Kenya Biogas Programme

    Cooking on biogas is fast and smokeless, improving health among women + children. This project also improves crop yields + increases income.

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    Kenya Biogas Programme
    $24.00 USD/TONNE
  • Chaiyaphum Wind Power Project, Thailand

    This wind project in Thailand focuses on the sustainable development of the community.

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    Chaiyaphum Wind Power Project, Thailand
    $10.00 USD/TONNE
  • Myanmar Stoves Campaign

    Improving the lives of 250,000 people - saving much needed time + money, improving health and decreasing deforestation.

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    Myanmar Stoves Campaign
    $18.00 USD/TONNE
  • Cambodia National Biodigester Programme

    Using biogas to create an indigenous, sustainable source of energy in Cambodia – reducing emissions + improving agricultural yields

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    Cambodia National Biodigester Programme
    $24.00 USD/TONNE
  • Utsil Naj - healthy homes for all in Mexico

    Addressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.

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    Utsil Naj - healthy homes for all in Mexico
    $30.00 USD/TONNE
  • Utsil Naj - healthy homes for all in Guatemala

    Addressing climate change whilst improving living conditions for the most vulnerable populations in Guatemala.

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    Utsil Naj - healthy homes for all in Guatemala
    $30.00 USD/TONNE
  • Mozambique Safe Water Project

    The Project works with local communities to identify, repair and maintain broken boreholes to provide safe clean water.

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    Mozambique Safe Water Project
    $17.00 USD/TONNE
  • 50 MW Wind Power Project in Madhya Pradesh, India

    Wind project in India focusing on sustainable development of the local community

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    50 MW Wind Power Project in Madhya Pradesh, India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • 60 MW Wind Power Project in Karnataka, India

    Wind project in India focusing on sustainable development of the local community

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    60 MW Wind Power Project in Karnataka, India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Fairtrade Project: Cookstoves for coffee farmers, Ethiopia

    This Fairtrade certified project is distributing 40,000 cookstoves to coffee farmers, reducing wood consumption and CO2 emissions by 40%

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    Fairtrade Project: Cookstoves for coffee farmers, Ethiopia
    $30.00 USD/TONNE
  • Institutional Improved Cookstoves for Schools and Institutions in Uganda

    Simoshi is a social enterprise dedicated to improving the livelihoods of children and their families via the installation of improved cook stoves.

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    Institutional Improved Cookstoves for Schools and Institutions in Uganda
    $26.00 USD/TONNE
  • 100 MW Solar Power plant in Maharashtra, India

    Solar project in India focusing on sustainable development of the local community.

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    100 MW Solar Power plant in Maharashtra, India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Improved Cookstoves for conservation of Ibanda-Makera Gallery Forest in Rwanda

    Locally made cookstoves reduce firewood consumption, smoke in the kitchen and help to protect this jewel of biodiversity

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    Improved Cookstoves for conservation of Ibanda-Makera Gallery Forest in Rwanda
    $18.00 USD/TONNE
  • Uganda Gender Responsive Safe Water Project

    Safe water project which takes a pro-active approach to promoting and implementing gender equality practices in the community.

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    Uganda Gender Responsive Safe Water Project
    $25.00 USD/TONNE
  • 120 MW Solar PV Plant by Juniper Green Sigma Private Ltd. in Gujarat, India

    Solar project in India focusing on sustainable development of the local community.

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    120 MW Solar PV Plant by Juniper Green Sigma Private Ltd. in Gujarat, India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Aliaga Wind Power Project

    Wind power plant in Turkey that generates clean, renewable energy and contributes to the local community.

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    Aliaga Wind Power Project
    $13.50 USD/TONNE
  • Biogas for Better Life Uganda

    Cooking on biogas is fast and smokeless, improving health of women and children. The bio-slurry improves crop yields, food security and farmers income.

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    Biogas for Better Life Uganda
    $24.00 USD/TONNE
  • Improved Cookstoves for Rural Zambia

    Providing the world's most efficient wood-burning rocket stove to rural Zambians. For climate, health and gender.

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    Improved Cookstoves for Rural Zambia
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • M'tetezi Improved Cookstoves Balaka District, Malawi

    This project provides highly efficient cookstoves to low-income families, creating social, financial, and environmental benefits.

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    M'tetezi Improved Cookstoves Balaka District, Malawi
    $15.00 USD/TONNE
  • Solar Lighting Project in Zambia

    Transforming lives through solar power. This project delivers solar lights to families living without electricity in rural Zambia.

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    Solar Lighting Project in Zambia
    $45.00 USD/TONNE
  • Efficient And Clean Cooking For Households In Somalia

    This project provides highly efficient clean cookstoves to low-income families creating social, financial, and environmental benefit.

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    Efficient And Clean Cooking For Households In Somalia
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • Efficient and Clean Cooking Stoves For Households in Kenya

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    Efficient and Clean Cooking Stoves For Households in Kenya
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • 300 MW Solar PV Plant at Bhadla, Rajasthan

    This solar project in India focuses on the sustainable development of the local community and displaces electricity generated from fossil fuel-based power plants with renewable solar energy.

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    300 MW Solar PV Plant at Bhadla, Rajasthan
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Guatemala Improved Cookstoves

    The project uses carbon finance to support the distribution of improved cooks to rural communities of Guatemala.

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    Guatemala Improved Cookstoves
    $18.00 USD/TONNE
  • 30 MW Wind Energy Project by Giriraj Enterprises

    The wind project in India focuses on the sustainable development of the community.

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    30 MW Wind Energy Project by Giriraj Enterprises
    $10.00 USD/TONNE
  • Efficient and Clean Cooking Stoves For Households in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

    BURN’s stove project in DRC saves families money on fuel, limits indoor air pollution and protects forests.

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    Efficient and Clean Cooking Stoves For Households in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • West Kisumu Improved Cookstove Project

    The project is based around providing families in the Kisumu region of Kenya with locally made fuel efficient stoves to replace inefficient open fires. 1,499 stoves have been distributed to local families in the region of Kisumu.

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    West Kisumu Improved Cookstove Project
    $15.00 USD/TONNE
  • Efficient and Clean Cooking for households in Nigeria

    Cookstove project providing access to the world's most fuel-efficient charcoal stove (BURN Jikokoa), improving health in households and reducing deforestation

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    Efficient and Clean Cooking for households in Nigeria
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • 27 MWP Solar PV Project by MH Technique Solaire India

    This solar project in India focuses on the sustainable development of the local community and displaces electricity generated from fossil fuel-based power plants with renewable solar energy.

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    27 MWP Solar PV Project by MH Technique Solaire India
    $12.00 USD/TONNE
  • Indonesia Biogas Programme

    Domestic biogas provides a sustainable way for small farmers with livestock to reduce dependence on firewood and expensive fossil fuels for cooking.

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    Indonesia Biogas Programme
    $24.00 USD/TONNE
  • Clean Cooking Programme Uganda

    Community Carbon fights energy poverty and climate by providing access to Improved Cookstoves to those most vulnerable to climate risks.

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    Clean Cooking Programme Uganda
    $20.00 USD/TONNE
  • HomeBiogas Programme in Kenya

    HomeBiogas' Farmers systems enable farmers to convert cow manure into clean cooking gas and bio-fertiliser, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and ensuring sustainable agriculture practices.

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    HomeBiogas Programme in Kenya
    $24.00 USD/TONNE
  • Vichada Climate Reforestation, Colombia

    Creating forests to fight climate crisis. Combining reforestation of savannah, sustainable timber production, biodiversity protection and ecosystem restoration.

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    Vichada Climate Reforestation, Colombia
    $40.00 USD/TONNE