VCS

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AcronymDefinition
VCSVeritas Cluster Server
VCSVersion Control System
VCSVice City Stories (Grand Theft Auto game)
VCSVoluntary and Community Sector
VCSValdosta City Schools (Voldosta, GA)
VCSVideo Conference System
VCSVisual Computing System (computer graphics; various companies)
VCSVoice Changer Software
VCSVideo Computer System
VCSVoluntary Carbon Standard (air pollution)
VCSVirtual Card Services (South Africa)
VCSVillage Charter School (various locations)
VCSVoice Control System
VCSVillage Community School (New York, NY)
VCSVillage Community Services (various locations)
VCSVirtual Circuit System
VCSVerisign Code Signing
VCSVirtual Carrier Sense
VCSVirtual Circuit Switch
VCSVirtual Center Server
VCSVeritas Certified Specialist
VCSVirtual Clock Synchronization
VCSVehicle Control Software
VCSVirus Construction Set
VCSVirtual Channels
VCSVeterans for Common Sense
VCSVoice Communications System
VCSVirtual Circuit Switch(es)
VCSVatican City State
VCSVoice Command System
VCSVirus Control System (Trend)
VCSVitalize Consulting Solutions (various locations)
VCSVisualization and Computation System
VCSVancouver Christian School (Vancouver, Canada)
VCSVeterinary Cancer Society
VCSVertical Cable Seismic
VCSVirtual Classroom Software
VCSVideo Communication Systems (Nuremberg, Germany)
VCSVideo Communication Systems AG
VCSVirtual Controller Software
VCSVeterinary Clinical Services (various universities)
VCSVoice Call Sign
VCSVoice Communications Subsystem
VCSVictory Christian School
VCSVerilog Compiled Simulator (logic simulator, compiles Verilog source code)
VCSVideo Customer Service
VCSVirtual Communications Service (AT&T)
VCSVoice Controlled Services
VCSVideo Communication Solution (various companies)
VCSVirginia Class Submarine
VCSVideo Conferencing Service
VCSVehicle Control System
VCSVienna Christian School (Austria)
VCSVideo Compression System
VCSVisual Comparison Standards (NMWR)
VCSVirtual Carrier Sensing
VCSVoluntary Correction of Operational Failures Standardized (IRS)
VCSVirtual Channel Switch
VCSVapor Cooled Shield
VCSVisually Coupled Systems
VCSVaree Chiangmai School (Thailand)
VCSVertical-Coupler Switch
VCSVoice-Coil Stage
VCSVelocità di Conduzione Sensitiva (Italy)
VCSNavy Cruiser Scouting Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used from 1920s to 1950s)
VCSVisual Computing Services, Ltd
VCSVideo Clutter Suppression
VCSVehicle Computer Simulation
VCSVendor Communications System
VCSVisual Classroom Scheduling (educational software)
VCSVicks Cough Suppressant
VCSVideochat Studios
VCSVariable Constraint System (AutoCAD (Computer Aided Design) software)
VCSVirtual-slot Control Strategy
VCSVirginia and Carolina Southern Railroad
VCSView Control System
VCSVisual Client Side
VCSVOTRICS Communication System (Alcatel)
VCSVieux Cochons Seillonnais (French: Old Pigs Seillons; cycling club; Seillons-Source-d'Argens, France)
VCSValuation Control Section
VCSVestibular Caloric Stimulation
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There are a number of well-established protocols for verifying carbon reduction credits developed by the World Resources Institute, the California Climate Action Registry, the Climate Trust, the Gold Standard and the Voluntary Carbon Standard, among others.
(24) See Voluntary Carbon Standard, About the VCS, http://www.v-c-s.org/about.html (last visited Feb.
The Marriott group of hotels globally follows the core values of 'Spirit to Serve' and the 'Spirit to Preserve' which not only involve employees but also extend to guests the opportunity to be a part of our environment conservation initiatives." Setting a benchmark in the hospitality industry Marriott International, in 2008 signed an agreement with the State of Amazonas in Brazil and the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation to protect 1.4 million acres of rainforest - the Juma Sustainable Development Reserve and has been awarded the highest level for Climate, Community and Biodiversity (CCB) standards for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Avoided Deforestation (pursuing Voluntary Carbon Standard {VCS} for future carbon offset qualification).
landfill gas project to be verified to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS).
BEF offers a full range of high-quality offsets certified by Green-e Climate, Voluntary Carbon Standard, California Climate Action Registry
One way to do that is to check whether the offsets are verified according to a credible and respected standard, such as the Voluntary Carbon Standard, the Gold Standard, the Climate, Community, and Biodiversity standards, or the California Climate Action Reserve's offset protocols.
Systems and Standard, and AFOLU Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS)
Examples include the Gold Standard for Voluntary Offsets, the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS), Australian Greenhouse Friendly initiative, and Origin Energy's Carbon Reduction Scheme (CRS).
Offset projects or providers can be externally verified against the voluntary carbon standard, the gold standard or, alternatively, from the regulated market, such as certified emission reduction.
A Carbonfund.org reforestation project in Louisiana has become the first project in North America to achieve dual validation by the Rainforest Alliance to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) as well as the Climate, Community & Biodiversity (CCB) Standards with Gold Distinction.
And the carbon trade industry is developing a Voluntary Carbon Standard which would include a central registry for all VERs to minimize double-counting.
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