CDM Sustainable Development Tool
The tool user begins by selecting a language, an activity name and type, and the action required (e.g., create, amend, or withdraw a CDM project description). The user then describes the level of sustainable development co-benefits of the CDM activity along 12 environmental, social, and economic criteria. Last, the user submits the description to UNFCCC, which makes it available on the CDM website.
When to Use This Tool
This tool is most useful for development impacts assessments focused on:
Learn more about the topics for assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies (LEDS).
A user-generated description of the co-benefits of the user's Clean Development Mechanism project is appended to the UNFCCC's CDM website
How to Use This Tool
Level of Expertise
A user-generated description of the co-benefits of the user's Clean Development Mechanism project