Our experts have helped governments and other organisations,
including corporate, drive the transition to low carbon with
detailed insights, based on impartial analysis and practical
We have successfully informed government policy and thinking
across the business and the investor community on transforming
In the UK, we have helped successive governments develop key low
carbon policies such as the Carbon Reduction
Commitment, the UK's approach to clean technology innovation
and the Green Investment Bank.
Overseas, our work is shaping low carbon strategy, energy policy
and the creation of major new programmes assisting business and the
public sector in the world's developed and emerging economies,
including the EU, China, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa. In
Europe, our work on carbon
leakage has helped to frame the debate on EU Emissions
Trading Scheme caps and reforms.
Through studies and expert advice Carbon Trust has successfully
catalysed transformational thinking and change across business
sectors. We have identified the key risks and opportunities related
to technology, policy and consumer demand and
quantified how they might impact long-term share prices.
How we can help
We carry out work commissioned directly by clients and
proactively initiated by us where we bring partners and funders
together to confront the most pressing challenges facing low carbon
policy and markets.
Our experience, research and expertise make us unparalleled
experts on low carbon issues. We offer our clients and funding
partners credibility as an independent authority.
We focus on three areas that are key to achieving the transition
to a low carbon economy:
- Energy efficiency: one of the most effective low cost ways of
reducing carbon emissions. We aim to dramatically improve the
carbon and energy efficiencies of national economies and
- Innovation: new technologies, strategies and ideas are critical
to meeting emissions targets effectively. Our pursuit of innovation
will also significantly reduce the cost of the transition to a low
- Consumer demand: the ultimate driver of global emissions. Our
work aims to unlock demand for low carbon products and
Interested in knowing more?
If you are interested in knowing more about our policy and
markets work, recent reports we have produced are available
TINAs: Examining the potential of low carbon technologies
TINAs: Energy efficiency
innovation in buildings, homes and industry
See a selection of case studies of
Get in touch
If you're interested in any of the services above then get in
touch - fill in our contact form or give us a call on
+44 (0)20 7832 4804.