Contributing to collective market intelligence by sharing our lessons learned and project insights with the industry.
Integrity and practicality
Supporting solutions that meet our specific quality criteria while maintaining practicality for corporate procurement.
Durability and consistency
Sourcing projects that keep carbon out of the atmosphere, monitor for reversals, and provide recourse in case of failure.
Signaling demand for carbon removal by supporting innovative removal solutions.
Our carbon removal procurement cycle is now open throughout the year. Please review our criteria and projects to assess proposal eligibility.View our FY22 project dashboard
Demonstrating evidence of removing atmospheric carbon dioxide on a lifecycle basis.
Independently reviewed by our third-party scientific advisors and/or verified by standards.
Social and environmental benefits
Avoiding and minimizing environmental and social harm while supporting social equity and sustainability.
Forestry and soil-based projects are typically durable for up to 100 years and represent high volume potential in the short term. We will prioritize projects that demonstrate clear calculations and methodologies.
Biochar and other types of carbon dioxide utilization sequester carbon for 100 to 1,000 years. We will prioritize projects that provide a full lifecycle analysis, adhere to best practices in feedstock and disposition, and avoid any human health hazards.
Direct air capture, biomass carbon removal and storage, and mineralization have durability terms of greater than 1,000 years. We will prioritize projects with responsible storage, monitoring strategies, and full lifecycle assessments.
Ideal project criteria
Review the different types of projects to learn more about our ideal project specifications.
Microsoft Criteria for High-Quality CDR
Read this guide to understand CDR project quality requirements.
Buyers Principles for Responsible ERW
Interested in enhanced rock weathering CDR? View these four principles that can help safeguard ERW credit quality.
Applicant User Guide
Need assistance to complete your application? This guide is intended to serve as a step-by-step reference to help you through the submission process.
Frequently asked questions
Have a question about the procurement cycle process? View our frequently asked questions.