Carbon off-sets that help the poor and the planet

Credible Carbon exists for its projects and aims to alleviate poverty while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We achieve these objectives by enabling suitable projects to transform their emission reduction achievements into a revenue stream which is used to benefit the project’s community.

Can your project be part of the solution? See project criteria here.


9 166 tCO2 offset to date

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


8 666 tCO2 offset to date

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

Wildlands Conservation Trust

10 457 tCO2 offset to date

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

Welbedacht – Energy Efficient Housing

371 tCO2 offset to date

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

Reliance Compost

279 224 tCO2 offset to date

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

Hout Bay Recycling Co-op

3 243 tCO2 offset to date

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

Walker’s Recycling

3 152 tCO2 offset to date

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.View Project

Spier Mob Grazing

8 785 tCO2 offset to date

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