VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION BODIES (VVB)

VALIDATION AND VERIFICATION BODY (VVB) APPROVAL PROCESS

Organizations seeking approval from Cercarbono to conduct validation and verification processes for climate change mitigation initiatives must adhere to specific procedures and fulfill outlined requirements as detailed in the Procedures of Cercarbono’s Certification Programme. Additionally, they are required to complete and submit the Application for Accreditation as a Validation and Verification Body.

For comprehensive details on the VVB approval process, please reach out to us at info@cercarbono.com.

VVB APPROVAL PROCESS

VVB-Process-1

Request submission
The representative from the VVB can initiate the approval process by sending an email to info@cercarbono.com with the subject line «VVB Approval Request» and attaching the completed application form.

Responsible:
VVB

VVB-Process-2

Application Review
The process begins upon receipt of a complete application. We conduct a thorough review of the criteria outlined in the application form.

Responsible:
Cercarbono

VVB-Process-3

Meeting Scheduling and Development
A meeting will be arranged between the VVB and Cercarbono to assess the VVB’s technical and operational capabilities.

Responsible:
Cercarbono and VVB

VVB-Process-4

Recommendation of Eligibility
Following the meeting, an internal evaluation will be conducted to determine whether the application should be rejected, conditionally accepted, or if additional information is needed.

Responsible:
Cercarbono

VVB-Process-5

Notification of evaluation of application
The VVB is notified of the result of Cercarbono’s internal evaluation.

Responsible:
Cercarbono

VVB-Process-6

Account creation in the registration platform
The VVB must have an account on the registration platform to carry out the validation and verification processes.

Responsible:
VVB

VVB-Process-7

Signing of the collaboration agreement
The collaboration agreement is signed, formalizing the relationship between the VVB and Cercarbono.

Responsible:
Cercarbono and VVB

VVB-Process-8

Notification of final approval
The VVB is notified of official approval.

Responsible:
Cercarbono

Explanatory note: The approval process of the VVBs has an estimated duration of 34 to 50 calendar days by Cercarbono, subject to the VVBs response times.

LIST OF APPROVED VVBs

The VVBs approved by Cercarbono to conduct the validation and verification processes of the CCMPs under the requirements of the programme and the selected methodology are listed below:

José Luis Fuentes Pérez
jfuentes@aenor.com
aenor.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Construction X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive Emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 28 March 2019 - 21 May 2024
Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ONAC Energy X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 27 April 2021 - 26 April 2024

Priya Suman
priya@carboncheck.co.in
carboncheck.co.in

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive Emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 28 March 2019 - 1 June 2024

Apoorva Gupta 
apoorva.gupta@vkucertification.com
vkucertification.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ANAB Industry X X
Transport X X
Accreditation period: 15 March 2022 - 15 March 2027

Ricardo Lopes
ricardo.lopes@earthood.in
earthood.in

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Construction X X
Transport X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 14 June 2019 - 01 August 2024

Mr. R.B. Venkataramanaiah
operations@epicsustainability.com
epicsustainability.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Construction X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 28 November 2023 - 27 November 2028

Martha Corredor
mcorredor@icontec.org
icontec.org

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 28 March 2019 - 21 May 2024
Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ONAC Energy X X
Transport X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 08 October 2019 - 07 October 2027

Kaushal Goyal
director@kbscertification.com
kbscertification.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 28 November 2019 - 28 November 2024
Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: NABCB Energy X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Accreditation period: 5 May 2021 - 4 May 2024

Minerva Lopez
mlopez@rubycanyonenv.com
rubycanyonenv.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ANAB Energy X X
Industry X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 9 October 2009 - 9 October 2026
Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: EMA Energy X X
Industry X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 26 February 2016 - 26 June 2023

Ricardo Lopes
ricardo@verifit.com.br
verifit.com.br

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ONAC Energy X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 29 December 2023 - 28 December 2026

Guadalupe Avendaño
gavendano@tuv-nord.com
tuv-nord.com/mx

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Industry X X
Construction X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 31 August 2018 - 04 January 2024

 Faustino Flores Chacón
fflores@ance.org.mx
ance.org.mx

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: EMA Energy X X
Industry X X
Construction X X
Transport X X
Mineral production X X
Metal production X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Accreditation period: 06 September 2021 - 12 October 2023

Camilo Montaña
gestiongei@equipoversa.com
equipoversa.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
IAF: ONAC Land use X X
Accreditation period: 14 June 2022- 25 January 2025

Chandrakala R.
kanal@4kearthscience.com
4kearthscience.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Fugitive emissions X X
Waste management X X
Land use X X
Accreditation period: 14 June 2019 - 14 June 2024

Ahmad Qadry 
vvb@ampereco.com
ampereco.com

Accreditation Body Sector Validation Verification
DOE Energy X X
Waste management X X
Accreditation period: 08 September 2022 - 08 September 2027