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What is Credible Carbon?

Credible Carbon is a South African registry promoting transparent and accountable access to the global carbon market for poverty-alleviating projects in Africa.
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Why offset carbon with us?

Credible Carbon ensures that as much offset money as possible is returned to carbon-reducing projects. Our streamlined process of vetting projects allows us to support small projects which have high developmental co-benefits.

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How is this done?

Credible Carbon is unique in requiring no upfront registration or audit fees from projects. All projects are independently audited against approved methodologies and fees are deducted from sales revenue.

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Carbon Offset Projects

Spier Mob Grazing – regenerative agriculture

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 8 785 tCO2

Since April 2009 Angus McIntosh has managed a portion of Spier agriculture that involves 154 hectares of irrigated pasture and vineyards.

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Reliance Compost

  • Audited credits to date › 1 244544 tCO2

We would like to see a world in which composting companies of tomorrow replace the oil companies of today in the local economy.

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ReCarbon Hermanus

  • Technology › Avoidance of methane production from biomass decay through composting
  • Project developer › Recarbon Ground Trading
  • Audited credits to date › 30 208 tCO2

We would like to see a world in which composting companies of tomorrow replace the oil companies of today in the local economy.

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Kuyasa

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 36 791 tCO2

Kuyasa is a low-carbon housing development in one of the poorest and most vulnerable corners of Khayelitsha, Western Cape.

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Hout Bay Recycling Co-op

  • Technology › Waste recycling and composting
  • Project developer › Thrive Hout Bay/ PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 3 845 tCO2

A social enterprise started by Thrive Hout Bay saw residents of Imizamo Yethu township in Hout Bay begin recycling in 2009.

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Welbedacht – Energy Efficient Housing

  • Technology › solar water heaters, CFL light bulbs, bioethanol gel stoves, photovoltaic panels
  • Project developer › PACE (NPO 055-238) and Project Preparation Trust
  • Audited credits to date › 371 tCO2

This project was originally designed by USAID to demonstrate appropriate energy efficient technologies in low-income households in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa.

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Wildlands Conservation Trust

  • Audited credits to date › 10 457 tCO2

The Wildlands Conservation Trust (WCT) assists local communities and local governments in realising the virtuous cycles between human and ecological well-­being.

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uMdoni

  • Technology › Burning of bioethanol gel in fuel stoves
  • Project developer › PACE and Project Preparation Trust
  • Audited credits to date › 9 806 tCO2

The uMdoni Municipality and the Project Preparation Trust (PPT) are partners in this project with PACE.

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Walker’s Recycling

  • Technology › Recycling, avoiding landfill emissions
  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 7 326 tCO2

Walkers Recycling is a family-run business started in 2005 by Eddie Walker. The business collects high-value recyclable material from the Cape Town CBD.

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Credible Carbon Registry Statistics

Carbon Offset to Date

1 354 963 tCO2

Revenue to projects after audit, legal and registry fees

84%

Total funds transferred to projects

ZAR 39.2 million

Carbon Credits Available

41 009 tCO2