Program and Project Forms

DocumentDescriptionProject/Account PhasePrivilege
Forecast Methodology Screening FormA form that must be completed for each proposed forecast methodology that describes the project activity and how the methodology intends to meet Climate Forward requirements.Prior to Forecast Methodology developmentPrivate
Forecast Methodology TemplateA template that methodology developers must use once the Forecast Methodology Screening Form has been reviewed and approved by the Reserve. The form provides guidance to methodology developers and streamlines the Reserve’s review process.Forecast Methodology developmentPublic
Forecast Methodology Assessment Agreement FormAn agreement that must be completed and signed by the forecast methodology developer and the Reserve. The agreement grants the Reserve title and license to use and amend the methodology once it is submitted to the Reserve. The agreement also indemnifies the Reserve and releases it of all liability.Prior to Forecast Methodology submittalPrivate
Project Submittal FormA form that project proponents must submit under an existing forecast methodology. This form cannot be used if the forecast methodology has not already gone through the review and approval of both the forecast methodology screening form and the forecast methodology template. This form must be submitted for every project.Project developmentPublic
Notification of Confirmation Activity and Conflict of Interest (NOCA/COI) FormA form detailing the scope and plan for confirmation activities and the relationship between a confirmation body and project proponent, in order for the Reserve to determine conflict of interest. This form must be submitted by the Confirmation Body to the Reserve at least 10 business days before the start of confirmation activities.Prior to confirmationPrivate
Project Implementation Report Form *COMING SOON*A form prepared by the project proponent that must, at a minimum, include a summary of project information, input data, estimation summaries, continued implementation measures, as well as Project Resilience Measures. The report must be submitted to both the confirmation team, and the Reserve.Prior to confirmationPrivate
Attestation of Title *COMING SOON*A statement that the project proponent has title to the project reductions. The entity that has signed this form should be the account holder on the Climate Forward registry.During confirmationPublic
Attestation of Regulatory Compliance *COMING SOON*This form confirms the mitigation project has implemented measures to address the risks of regulatory non-compliance identified in the forecast methodology associated with initial and ongoing project implementation. In addition, the form attests that the project is and will be in material compliance with all applicable laws, including environmental regulations, during the crediting period. The form also confirms that the project proponent has disclosed to their confirmation body in writing any and all instances of non-compliance of the project with any law.During confirmationPublic
Attestation of Legal Additionality *COMING SOON*All project proponents must submit a signed Attestation of Legal Additionality form that confirms the mitigation project activity was not required by any law, statute, rule, regulation or other legally binding mandate by any national, regional, state, local or other governmental or regulatory agency having jurisdiction over the project.During confirmationPublic
Confirmation StatementThe official confirmation and final statement of findings, detailing the number of FMUs issued, the vintages (if more than one) and the standard used to confirm FMUs.ConfirmationPublic
Program ManualA document that summarizes the overarching rules, policies and procedures for registering projects and creating FMUs under Climate Forward.GeneralPublic
Confirmation ManualA document for confirmation bodies that gives insight into the confirmation process, the requirements for conducting confirmation (like accreditation and training), conflict of interest and confidentiality provisions, and the core confirmation activities expected under Climate Forward.GeneralPublic
Forecast Methodology Approval ManualA document that summarizes the overall policies and procedures related to the scoping, development, and review of Forecast Methodologies under Climate Forward.GeneralPublic
Terms of UseThese Terms of Use set out the terms by which the Climate Action Reserve has agreed to provide the User with access to use the Climate Forward Program and registry software.GeneralPublic