A Certified Carbon Auditor (CCA) is an individual who is qualified to conduct CFP quantification and reporting for a particular product category under this Scheme.
During the grace period until 31 December 2016, non-certified CCAs with at least 2 years experience in CFP auditing are eligible to conduct CFP quantification and issue the CFP report for the applied product.
The Validation and Verification Body (VVB) is an independent third-party organisation accredited by Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) or equivalent accreditation programmes, with the credentials to provide validation and verification services for GHG assertions. Details concerning the accreditation of VVBs can be found at the following HKAS website: http://www.itc.gov.hk/en/quality/hkas/hkcas/about.htm.
During grace period until 31 December 2016, the non-accredited VVBs with at least 2 years experience in CFP auditing are eligible to validate the CFP and issue the verification report for the applied product.