Implementation of compensation projects

The FOEN provides various templates and other documents for applications for the issuance of attestations and for the implementation of compensation projects or programmes. The use of templates for project descriptions and monitoring reports is mandatory (Art. 7 para. 3 and Art. 9 para. 6 CO2 Ordinance).

Submission of applications

  1. The template for the project description/monitoring report must be submitted, duly completed and signed, by post to the Compensation Office (Federal Office for the Environment FOEN, Compensation Office, Climate Division, 3003 Bern) (the postmark is the date of submission).
  2. In addition, the following documents must be sent to kop-ch@bafu.admin.ch by email:
    a. Project description/monitoring report,
    b. Validation/verification report,
    c. If applicable, blackened versions of the project description/monitoring report and validation/verification report for publication on the FOEN website, and if applicable, further documents (calculation excel, supporting documents, etc.).

Assessment of applications

The process for assessing validated project/programme descriptions and verified monitoring reports is shown in the following diagram:

Templates for applications

Templates for initial submission of applications for the registration of new projects/programmes, or revalidation:

Projektbeschreibung (Version 5.3) (DOC, 102 kB, 22.02.2021)(available in German, French and Italian) according to Art. 7 para. 3 CO2 Ordinance

Templates for the submission of monitoring reports:

Monitoringbericht (Vorlage v3.2) (DOC, 103 kB, 20.02.2020)(available in German, French and Italian) according to Art. 9 para. 6 CO2 Ordinance

Template for the submission of project and programme outlines:

Projektskizze (Vorlage v4.3) (DOC, 58 kB, 22.02.2021)(available in German, in French or in Italian)

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