Carbon off-sets that help the poor and the planet

Our projects are independently audited against internationally recognised methodologies. All projects must reduce emissions and alleviate poverty.

What is Credible Carbon?

Credible Carbon is a South African carbon registry that enables businesses and individuals to reduce their contribution to climate change while at the same time alleviating poverty.

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Why offset carbon with us?

Climate change is everyone’s problem. Our economic activity and day-to-day lives are responsible for the greenhouse gas emissions that ARE causing climate change.

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How is this done?

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Carbon Offset Projects

Kuyasa

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 23 682 tCO2

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

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Reliance Compost

  • Audited credits to date › 613 134 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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uMdoni

  • Technology › Burning of bioethanol gel in fuel stoves
  • Project developer › PACE and Project Preparation Trust
  • Audited credits to date › 8 423 tCO2

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

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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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Spier Mob Grazing

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 7 852 tCO2

Since April 2009 Angus McIntosh has managed a portion of Spier agriculture that involves 74 hectares of irrigated pasture.

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Hout Bay Recycling Co-op

  • Technology › Waste recycling and composting
  • Project developer › Thrive Hout Bay/ PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 2 679 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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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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Walker’s Recycling

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 1570 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

192 742 tCO2

Revenue to projects after audit, legal and registry fees

90%

Total funds transferred to projects

ZAR 7.4 million

Carbon Credits Available

477 089 tCO2