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Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) verification services from SGS – submit consistent and accurate annual emissions reports.

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The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation was developed for airplane operators by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). CORSIA is a global market-based measure that aims to offset CO2 emissions by stabilizing the levels of such emissions from 2020 onwards. Carbon offsetting is achieved when airplane operators buy and sell emissions units from the global carbon market.

To meet the requirements of the scheme, airplane operator must submit emissions reports every year. These reports must be verified by a third party verification body, such as SGS, before submission.

CORSIA Requirements

ICAO member states must ensure that their airplane operators comply with the requirements of carbon offsetting every three years. Member states have also been required to monitor, report and verify CO2 emissions from their international flights every year since 2019.

Airplane operators are obligated to report the use of CORSIA eligible fuels, while ICAO member states must inform them of the final offsetting requirements for the compliance period.

Operators can use the ICAO CORSIA CO2 Estimation and Reporting Tool (CERT) to monitor CO2 emissions.

Why choose CORSIA verification services from SGS?

As an independent, third party verification body, SGS can verify the accuracy of your annual emissions report. Verifying your CO2 emissions data helps ensure the consistency of information and identify any potential errors on your report.

During the verification process, we will identify any non-conformities and provide a description of how they have been resolved on the verification report, in accordance with CORSIA requirements.

With offices and CORSIA trained experts across the world, you can be assured of working with a local team that has extensive knowledge of local legislation and reporting requirements.

Contact us to learn more about our CORSIA verification services.

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