Forest Carbon Services, LLC Launches Innovative GHG Program

Provides robust third-party project validation services for investors in the Forestry and Land Use sector. Promotes greater accessibility for community and nature-based projects.

CORVALLIS, OR – August 2, 2023 – Forest Carbon Services, LLC, a pioneering company specializing in offset project validation and monitoring is pleased to announce the official launch of its’ Forest Carbon Standard.

The Forest Carbon Standard™ is an independent GHG Program providing high quality project validation and monitoring services to investors, stakeholders, and sustainability leaders worldwide. Projects validated under the Forest Carbon Standard™ demonstrate clear additionality using reliable baselines and accurate reporting to implement projects that positively impact local communities and the natural environment.

“The launch of the Forest Carbon Standard represents another milestone in the ability to scale community and nature-based projects,” said Sterling Griffin, Managing Director of the Forest Carbon Standard. “We are committed to providing rigorous independent, third-party validation services to boost confidence and early-stage investment in forestry and land use projects.”

As an industry leading provider of environmental assessments with a focus on sustainable development and quality assurance, FCS Services offers a full range of solutions designed to meet the needs of businesses and individuals committed to meaningful climate mitigation.

Key services provided by FCS Services, include:

  1. Offset Project Validation: Rigorous independent assessment using international core principles of high integrity offset project guidance for reporting GHG emission reductions and removals. Forest Carbon Standard validation assessments provide the highest-level quality assurance for investors and stakeholders worldwide.
  2. Project Monitoring and Reporting: Forest Carbon Standard validation reports provide a comprehensive analysis of project baseline selection, additionality, carbon stock accounting, and monitoring procedures. Validation reports also highlight the social and environmental impacts delivered by each project.
  3. Sustainable Development Goals: FCS Services offers unique expertise in the design and implementation of projects that are real, additional and create positive outcomes leading to a more sustainable future.

Sterling Griffin, RPF, a founding member of FCS Services, brings extensive experience in the carbon market as co-founder of one of the industry’s largest offset project developers where he developed many of the earliest compliance projects. He is also an experienced ISO and CARB accredited verifier and a Forest Stewardship Council Lead Auditor.

About Forest Carbon Services, LLC:

FCS Services is a leading provider of independent offset project validation and monitoring services. With a focus on quality and integrity, FCS Services empowers organizations to invest confidently in projects that deliver significant and meaningful benefits to society and the natural environment.

For more information about the Forest Carbon Standard™ and other FCS Services innovative solutions, please visit or email at [email protected]

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Company Name: Forest Carbon Services, LLC
Contact Person: Sterling Griffin, Managing Director
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City: Corvallis
State: Oregon
Country: United States