Take responsibility for your carbon footprint, invest in climate justice

All our projects are independently audited and 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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Carbon Offset Projects

Kuyasa

  • Technology › Solar water heaters, insulated ceilings and energy efficient compact fluorescent lightbulbs
  • Project developer › South South North
  • 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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ReCarbon Hermanus

  • Technology › Avoidance of methane production from biomass decay through composting
  • Project developer › Recarbon Ground Trading
  • Audited credits to date › 35 027 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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Grootbos

  • Technology › VCS VM0006, DEFRA emissions factors
  • Project developer › Grootbos Accommodation Enterprises
  • Audited credits to date › 7 658.75 tCO2

Grootbos nature reserve was started in 1991 and saw the discontinuation of all farming, and the introduction of active measures to restore the natural vegetation and sequestrate carbon.

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Reliance Compost

  • Audited credits to date › 1 300 824 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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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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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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Hout Bay Recycling Co-op

  • Technology › Waste recycling and composting
  • Project developer › Thrive Hout Bay/ PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 3 847 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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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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Spier Mob Grazing – regenerative agriculture

  • Project developer › PACE
  • Audited credits to date › 15 886 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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Credible Carbon Registry Statistics

Carbon Offset to Date

1 364 484 tCO2

Revenue to projects after audit, legal and registry fees

84%

Total funds transferred to projects

ZAR 47.7 million

Carbon Credits Available

22 488 tCO2