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2020 TAB Assessment

Material Changes to Previously-Assessed Programmes (submitted by August 2020)

Four programmes which were assessed in the 2019 TAB assessment cycle submitted material changes for TAB's assessment to ICAO by 24 August 2020. 


1. American Carbon Registry

2. Climate Action Reserve

3. Global Carbon Council

4. Gold Standard


Public Comments 

In October 2020, ICAO invited the public to submit comments on the material changes, including regarding their alignment with the EUC, using the TAB Public Comment Template Form.


ICAO received three public comments, which are available in a consolidated form here.


TAB Recommendations 

TAB submitted its third report to Council in January 2021. After consideration, Council accepted TAB's recommendations, and approved the associated ICAO document "CORSIA Eligible Emissions Units." TAB's recommendations in the TAB Report (January 2021) are available in all six ICAO official languages.




Registry Attestations

Signed Emissions Unit Programme Registry Attestations from programmes newly approved by Council in March 2021 are available below:


1. Global Carbon Council



2020 Programme Applications and Material Changes to Previously-Assessed Programmes (submitted by April 2020)

From 23 March to 20 April 2020, ICAO invited emissions unit programmes to apply for assessment by TAB against the CORSIA Emissions Unit Criteria (EUC).


ICAO received eight responses to the call for applications. The responses provided - except for the information labelled as business confidential - are included below.

 

  1. Architecture for REDD+ Transactions
  2. BioCarbon Fund Initiative for Sustainable Forest Landscapes
  3. Cercarbono
  4. Compte CO2
  5. Joint Crediting Mechanism between Japan and Mongolia
  6. Olkaria IV Geothermal Project
  7. Perform, Achieve, and Trade Scheme
  8. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative


In addition to the eight new programme applications above, ICAO received two material changes to previously-assessed programmes submitted by 10 April 2020:


1. Forest Carbon Partnership Facility

2. Verified Carbon Standard (managed by Verra)



Public Comments

In May 2020, ICAO invited the public to submit comments on responses to the call for applications, including regarding their alignment with the EUC.


ICAO received 24 public comments, which are available in a consolidated form here.


TAB Recommendations

TAB submitted its second report to Council in October 2020. After consideration, Council accepted TAB's recommendations, and approved the associated ICAO document "CORSIA Eligible Emissions Units." TAB's recommendations in the TAB Report (October 2020) are available in all six ICAO official languages.




Call for Applications

ICAO invited emissions unit programmes to apply for assessment against the CORSIA Emissions Unit Criteria (EUC). To apply, emissions unit programmes completed the application forms below and submitted them to officeenv@icao.int by 20 April 2020. 


Application Form for Emissions Unit Programmes

Application Form, Appendix A - Supplementary Information

Application Form, Appendix B - Programme Assessment Scope

Application Form, Appendix C - Programme Exclusions Scope



2020 Webinars

Webinar on Understanding CORSIA Eligible Emissions Units
On Friday 7 August 2020, ICAO held a webinar to inform stakeholders about the ICAO Document "CORSIA Eligible Emissions Units", to introduce its contents and their relationship to the CORSIA Emissions Unit Eligibility Criteria and work of the Technical Advisory Body (TAB). The webinar also explored the roles of ICAO, including TAB, and CORSIA Eligible Emissions Unit Programmes and Programme Registries in ongoing eligibility management.


Webinar for Emissions Unit Programmes
On Friday 3 April, 2020, ICAO held a webinar for emissions unit programmes to learn more about the application process for the assessment by TAB.


2019 TAB Assessment

From 14 June to 12 July 2019, ICAO invited emissions unit programmes to apply for assessment by TAB. Detailed information about that assessment can be accessed from this page.

 


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