From time to time, guidance is issued to supplement the CCB Program’s rules and requirements. The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and its member organizations have developed documents that provide recommendations and examples to support the use of the CCB Standards.

Guidance

Guidance for the Use of the CCB Standards (PDF)

Issued: May 2014

Co-authored by Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance and the Rainforest Alliance, this Guidance for the Use of the CCB Standards provides explanations of key concepts and requirements that will be helpful for project proponents, auditors and any users of the CCB Standards Third Edition.

© Conservation International and Rainforest Alliance

Social and Biodiversity Impact Assessment Manual for REDD+ Projects

Part One: Core Guidance for Project Proponents (PDF)

Issued: September 2011

The main objective of this manual is to help project proponents implement cost-effective social and biodiversity impact assessments to meet the CCB or other standards and, in so doing, make the projects more successful and sustainable.

© Conservation International and Forest Trends Association

 

Part Two: Social Impact Assessment Toolbox (PDF)

Issued: September 2011

The Social Impact Assessment Toolbox introduces a range of social impact assessment (SIA) methods with the aim of helping project proponents decide which ones to use.

 

Part Three: Biodiversity Impact Assessment Toolbox (PDF)

Issued: September 2011

The aim of this toolbox is to provide guidance for project developers on each of the biodiversity-related criteria required for certification under the CCB Standards.

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