Climate Wedge Ltd is an independent carbon management and investment advisory firm pursuing principal investments and GHG reduction project development in the carbon markets, and providing carbon finance and emissions-trading related advisory and asset management services to corporations, financial institutions, and low-carbon technology providers around the world.
Climate Wedge, together with its partners, develops, structures financing and transacts a pipeline of proprietary CDM- and renewable energy projects, which offers buyers of compliance credits a solid stream of high-quality emissions reductions.
Our approach is to identify, structure, and monetize the environmental benefits associated with renewable energy and carbon emission reduction projects and technologies. We are exclusively focused on developing, financing, and maximizing the financial value of carbon assets.
Climate Wedge is devoted to leveraging the market to direct sufficiently large amounts of capital to accelerate the transition of the global economy towards a low-carbon future. Our aim is to drive and support novel market-based solutions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through carbon finance and emissions trading.
The Climate Wedge management team is comprised of former senior members of PricewaterhouseCoopers' global Climate Change Services team in London, with strong backgrounds in carbon finance, corporate climate strategy, carbon markets/ transactions, and climate science and policy. Since inception in 2005, Climate Wedge has advised a diverse range of companies ranging from McKinsey & Company, Wartsila Oyj, the California Public Employees Retirement System (CALPERS), CheyneCapital, and News Corporation on carbon-related strategy and investment opportunities. Climate Wedge was also the original author of the first version of the Voluntary Carbon Standard.
Global carbon markets, focus on CDM / JI / voluntary / precompliance US carbon market.
Global, direct offices in Europe and the United States, representatives/affiliates in China, Mexico, Brazil, and Middle East.
OUR BUSINESS ACTIVITIES:
GHG project development as principals, carbon fund management and proprietary trading, project finance, investment and transaction advisory services.
OUR TECHNOLOGY SET:
Renewable energy (wind, geothermal, solar, hydro, biomass), landfill gas, waste to energy, industrial gas capture, ozone depleting substances, greenfieldgas generation and fuel switching, biomass and biofuels, associated gas recovery, efficient cookstoves and household energy efficiency, coal mine/bed methane. We also work with emerging cleantechventure technologies.
OUR CLIENT / TRANSACTION COUNTERPARTY BASE:
Multinational corporates, industrial groups, utilities, IPPs, renewable energy developers, institutional investors (hedge funds, venture capital, private equity, pension funds), large financials, technology providers, sovereign governments.
OUR TRACK RECORD:
Acted as a principal, co-developer, or advisor on transactions exceeding 50 million tons of CO2 eq reductions across tens of carbon reduction projects in Europe, FSU, Asia, and the Americas.