A rating of designated operational entities (DOEs) accredited under the clean development mechanism (CDM)

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol allows the crediting of emission reductions from greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement projects in developing countries. Designated Operational Entities (DOEs) are accredited third party entities that are responsible for evaluating proposed CDM project activities against requirements established by the COP/MOP and the CDM Executive Board (validation) and verifying that the monitored emission reductions have actually occurred (verification). On behalf of WWF,