GCC Program is managed by the Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD), which is an independent, non-profit, organization incorporated under the laws of Qatar. GORD is responsible for managing, overseeing and developing the GCC Program. It maintains an impartial regulator’s position in the voluntary carbon market. GCC is responsible for approving projects and issuing Approved Carbon Emission Reductions (ACRs) and overseeing the Verifiers accredited under the Program. GCC is advised by its Advisory Board and policy matters which is comprising of prominent public/private sector organizations willing to stimulate climate actions in the region. GCC convenes steering committees for technical work and advice and collaborate with national and international experts on specific areas related to projects and standards for greenhouse gas reduction. GCC facilitates the owners of GHG reduction projects through innovative climate finance contributed by project supporters.