Collaborative Models to Scale High-Impact Carbon Projects

Exploring new models for partnership between carbon developers, investors, and corporates to de-risk and scale high impact carbon projects

  • Sourcing high-impact, high-quality carbon credits: What is the role of the carbon project developer in ensuring integrity and impact?
  • Utilizing finance to unlock low-risk, high-impact carbon credit supply: The role of investors in delivering and scaling high-impact carbon projects for corporate retirement.
  • Net zero beyond carbon retirements: Supporting corporates’ carbon credit strategy to meet net zero goals from setting targets, navigating the climate claims landscape, and selecting the right credits.

Stephen Gill
Terra Natural Capital

Stephen is the Co-Founder of Terra and a driving force behind our purpose, mission and vision. Stephen is passionate about influencing business so that economic growth occurs alongside environmental stewardship. Stephen has overseen all decarbonization-related investments at a leading private equity firm, Pala Investments.

Erica Vertefeuille
Terra Natural Capital

Erica is the Co-Founder of Terra and passionate about finding innovative ways to bridge long-term, positive investment outcomes with sustainability goals. Erica has led multiple energy transition-related and niche commodity investments at a leading private equity firm, Pala Investments, and was instrumental in the origination, design and implementation of its carbon markets investment strategy.

Rachael Nutter
Global Director of Project Development
Climate Impact Partners

Rachael has been at the forefront of the transition to a sustainable, net zero carbon economy for 15 years, in senior commercial and governance roles in international private and public sector organizations. At Climate Impact Partners, Rachael is responsible for originating, designing, and delivering high-integrity carbon projects across all technology types, from nature-based solutions to household and community energy efficiency and clean water. Prior to Climate Impact Partners, Rachael was part of Shell’s NBS team focused on project development partnerships. Earlier, she led a solar business development team at Shell and supported Shell’s New Energies strategy development. Rachael also spent several years at the Carbon Trust in low-carbon technology commercialization and venture capital.

Climate Impact Partners is a leader in developing and delivering high-quality, high-impact carbon market solutions for climate action.

For more than 20 years, the company, which is committed to delivering 1 billion tonnes of CO2 reductions, has worked with climate-leading businesses to support more than 600 carbon removal and reduction projects in 56 countries.

With a focus on helping to transform the global economy, improve health and livelihoods, and restore a thriving planet, Climate Impact Partners develops and delivers the highest quality carbon-financed projects. It creates and manages carbon credit and energy attribute certificate portfolios that enable its clients to offset emissions they can’t yet reduce, put a price on carbon to incentivize change, and meet ambitious climate goals. Climate Impact Partners builds on the expertise, integrity, and innovation of two companies that have led the voluntary carbon market – Natural Capital Partners and ClimateCare.