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What is
ClimateSeed?

ClimateSeed is a Social Business helping companies around the world offset their CO2 emissions by contributing to quality-checked positive impact projects delivering voluntary carbon credits (VCUs or VERs), which, in turn, contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. ClimateSeed uses modern technology and strict due diligence processes to make the Voluntary Carbon Market transparent, efficient, secure and thus meaningful.

What is voluntary
carbon offsetting?

Voluntary Carbon Offsetting is the compensation by organizations or individuals of their CO2 emissions through the investment in positive impact projects delivering voluntary carbon credits such as Voluntary Carbon Units (VCUs) or Voluntary Emission Reductions (VERs), on a voluntary basis.

Voluntary Carbon Credits are issued by projects which have been verified outside of the regulatory market defined by the Kyoto Protocol. One VER or VCU is the equivalent of 1 tonne of CO2 emissions. Through these schemes, companies voluntarily compensate for the emissions they didn't manage to reduce, and provide a contribution to mitigating climate change.

Companies around the world contribute to positive impact projects delivering voluntary carbon credits as part of their Corporate & Social Responsibility strategy, as well as for branding and marketing reasons. Those projects not only contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number 13 (Climate Action) but usually generate co-benefits on other SDGs such as no poverty, quality education, clean water, life on land and partnering for the goals.

Contribute to a Project

In a simple and easy way

  • At a company level
  • At a department level
  • For a dedicated product or activity
  • For an event

  • We select projects to maximize your positive impact
  • We conduct a robust due diligence process:
    1. All project must have gone through an audit and been accreditated by leading international standards such as Gold Standard or Verra
    2. ClimateSeed carries our a "Know your Customer" process that aims at fighting money laundering and terrorism financing. This process involves the review of financial statements, IDs, articles of incorporation, ...
    3. A sustainability committee assesses the positive impact of the project

  • Browse a range of quality sustainability projects
  • Pick one or multiple projects that offer the carbon credits matching your CO2 offset need * (need help to measure and/or reduce your emissions first? Contact us!) and the SDG impacts that you want to target
  • Receive and sign the project contribution agreement with all details of the project, and its SDG contribution, quantity and details about the voluntary carbon credits
  • Contribute securely and receive carbon credits
  • Offset your emissions by retiring your carbon credits
  • Obtain an offsetting certificate with the details of your contribution
  • Communicate on your engagement to all your stakeholders
  • Get news and reports on a regular basis on the project you contributed to

List your Project

Sell at a fair price

Set your own price depending on your cost of labour and type of project. We allow you to interact directly with your final client.

Take care of your project, we take care of finding contributors

Increase your visibility and build a trustworthy network of partners

Promote the co-benefits of your project linked to environment and society

We are a Social Business

ClimateSeed SAS is a Social Business accredited by Peace Nobel Prize winner Prof. Yunus's consulting firm, Grameen Creative Lab. We are therefore following the Seven principles of a Social Business:

  1. Business objective will be to overcome poverty, or one or more problems (such as education, health, technology access, and environment) which threaten people and society; not profit maximization.
  2. Financial and economic sustainability
  3. Investors get back their investment amount only. No dividend is given beyond investment money
  4. When investment amount is paid back, company profit stays with the company for expansion and improvement
  5. Gender sensitive and environmentally conscious
  6. Workforce gets market wage with better working conditions
  7. ...Do it with joy

Prof. M. Yunus

Peace Nobel Prize, 2006
"A charity dollar has only one life; a social business dollar can be reinvested over and over again"

Another key principle that ClimateSeed has is transparency:

Our fee represents 15% of the transaction amount paid by the end client, and a listing fee for projects. All profits, if any, will be reinvested to maximize our impact on the environment and society.

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