About Us

Why Climate Neutral Group

At Climate Neutral Group, we partner with brands, businesses, and governments across the globe. We help realise carbon reduction pathways across industries, based on a thorough understanding of climate risks and opportunities in specific sectors.

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Our story: Viewing climate change as an opportunity

Climate Neutral Group South Africa is a subsidiary of Climate Neutral Group BV, the Dutch-based carbon management and offsetting company founded in 2002 by the Doen Foundation and Triodos Bank.

In 2012 we expanded operations into South Africa, with our first office in Cape Town and second office opening in Johannesburg in 2018. In January 2021 we opened our office in Durban.

South Africa has one of the world’s highest greenhouse gas emissions and carbon intensive economies in the world. Fortunately, the country is moving towards implementing regulatory measures such as a carbon tax.

Our expertise as a carbon management and carbon tax advisory match the local need for professional services to ensure compliance with these new carbon regulations. As thought leaders in carbon we are ideally positioned to work with South African companies on their low carbon journey.

Our Mission: We help businesses stay “On Track”

We help businesses and organisations align with the Paris climate agreement and stay “On Track” towards a net zero carbon economy in 2050. “On Track” means a 50% reduction in emissions by 2030.

Our diverse team of social entrepreneurs and sustainability specialists are developing innovative solutions tailored to the needs of specific organisations and entire sectors. With our local knowledge and global reach, we are always on the pulse of the rapidly changing climate policy and regulatory environment. Understanding the big picture is important to us and to our clients. So is identifying and implementing carbon offset projects on the ground with lasting positive impacts on the environment, communities and thereby business.

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Our Vision: To accelerate the transition to a net-zero carbon economy

Financing the goals of the Paris climate agreement calls for a fundamental shift in the global economy. Our success hinges on re-allocating capital at scale, unlocking substantial investments, moving quickly and seizing opportunities.

The moral case for climate action is clear – failing to meet the climate and sustainable development challenge would push hundreds of millions of people into poverty, with devastating social and economic consequences globally. Moreover, millions of new green jobs are already being created through climate actions across sectors. Climate action and human development are sides of the same coin. Climate Neutral Group strives for a world where businesses, governments and communities make climate action the new normal.

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