As a pioneer and nationally-recognized leader in the carbon market, The Climate Trust develops, manages and invests in US-based carbon offset projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
With over 20 years of technical expertise and extensive market experience, The Climate Trust develops offset projects at their critical early stages, and manages the projects until sale of offset credits. An understanding of carbon markets and underlying risks includes robust due diligence, working with mission-aligned partners and active project management.
The Climate Trust: Nonprofit that funds and primarily retires carbon offsets.
Climate Trust Capital: Wholly-owned subsidiary of The Climate Trust that manages funds which invest in US-based carbon offset projects seeking a market rate of return.
Achieving a low carbon economy should include cap and invest policies that result in cost-effective emission reductions with a high degree of certainty. Cap and invest promotes the use of offsets. Offset projects provide cost-containment and encourage the development of projects that are most often in rural communities to generate economic and environmental gains through carbon reduction projects.
Promoting the use of carbon offsets through cap and invest policies results in emissions reductions with a high degree of certainty. Offset projects are a cost-effective method that encourage the development of rural projects to generate economic and environmental gains through carbon reduction.