CEO and Co-Founder
Marion Verles is a climate and sustainable development entrepreneur who has dedicated her career to the transformation of our economic system through the redefinition of value.
Prior to co-founding SustainCERT in 2018, Marion was CEO of the Gold Standard Foundation, a leading carbon market standard where she led the launch of the Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG) as well as the Value Change Program, also co-founding the Sustainable Development Initiative and the Climate Ledger Initiative.
Prior to this, Marion spent seven years in Asia where she founded the Nexus Carbon for Development, a successful co-operative of development organizations looking to scale climate mitigation programs through results-based finance.
She is a recognized thought leader on the following topics: net zero corporate climate action, leveraging technology to drive impact at scale, the innovation and transformation of impact verification, new economy leadership and climate entrepreneurship.