Who we are

We are an expert partner for businesses, governments and organisations around the world – supporting them in realising ambitious plans for a sustainable, low carbon future.  We believe that environmental sustainability and economic prosperity can go hand-in-hand as we address the climate crisis.

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Tom Delay

Chief Executive, The Carbon Trust

Our mission is to accelerate the move to a sustainable, low carbon future - today, that means leaders setting net zero pathways and everyone taking steps to reduce their environmental impact.

Our purpose

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Our mission is to accelerate the delivery of a sustainable, low carbon economy by helping businesses, governments and organisations across the globe to reduce carbon emissions and achieve greater resource efficiency.

Our history

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We have been an expert voice on climate change and carbon emissions for almost two decades. From our beginnings as a UK government-backed organisation, we are now a global leader in  climate impact reduction, partnering with businesses and organisations worldwide.

Building a sustainable future

The scarcity of resources and the impact of their use mean that the infrastructure, products and services of tomorrow will have to be radically different. We help organisations succeed in this transition.

An economy fit for the planet (pdf)

An economy fit for the planet booklet