The project status levels are:
- Awaiting Validation – Project not yet certified. It is still undergoing initial validation with the certification body.
- Validated – Project is certified. It has undergone an initial investigation by a certification body and will be revisited in 5 years.
- Verified – Project is certified. Actual carbon sequestration to date has been checked by certification body and will be revisited again in 5 years.
- Not Verified – Project is not certified. The project has failed to meet the required standard or failed to undertake a verification exercise with the certification body.