UN suspends carbon credit verifier DNV

DNV has validated close to half of the CDM projects registered so far by the UN. The suspension was triggered by a spot check on the company's operations in November, where five procedural 'non-conformities' under the Kyoto Protocol were identified.

According to a statement issued by the DNV, the non-conformities related to DNV's practices for internal audits; how the company documents the allocation of specific competencies to the projects and refers to emerging requirements for allocating compe