The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) is looking for a Senior Program Officer (SPO) to join a growing staff in our Washington, DC headquarters. The successful candidate will work with a range of staff on the development and implementation of the new Landscape Standard (LS) and perform other related duties. The Landscape Standard is a globally applicable framework for assessing social, environmental and economic sustainability outcomes at the landscape scale in productive regions, and aims to link local production to emerging green supply chain incentives and diversified sources of finance.
VCS was launched in November 2007 and is now well established among the leading global greenhouse gas (GHG) standards and programs in the voluntary carbon market. VCS is committed to helping reduce emissions, improve livelihoods and protect natural resources, collaborating across the private and public sectors. We support climate action and sustainable development with standards, tools and programs that credibly, transparently and robustly assess environmental and social impacts and channel funding for sustaining and scaling up these benefits. We work in any arena where we see a need for clear standards, a role for market-based mechanisms and an opportunity to achieve environmental and social good.
Location: Washington DC preferred
Deadline: November 10, 2017
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