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Validation and verification of climate protection projects

Swiss climate protection projects must be reviewed by an independent body before they are registered with the Swiss government. econcept is accredited by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) as an institution for the validation and verification of climate protection projects in Switzerland.

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