Measuring impacts in Burkina Faso!

26 January, 2024 | Lorenzo Gubbini
Categories: Burkina Faso, Carbon Offsetting, CO2balance, Safe Water, Sustainable Development Goals

It’s that time of year: our safe water project in Burkina Faso has undergone Annual Monitoring activities! This allows CO2balance & our partners, Transform Burkina, to measure the impact that our 182 rehabilitated boreholes have had on people’s lives. In case you’re wondering, Annual Monitoring consists of our field team visiting a random sample of… Read the full article >


Gambia Safe Water Project achieves second credit issue

16 October, 2023 | Prince Teye
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, Climate Change, CO2balance, Safe Water, Sustainable Development Goals, The Gambia, West Africa

Our Gambia Safe Water project has issued credits for the second time, and this is nothing but exciting! Why? Because aside from leading to a financial commodity which sale ensures project sustainability and continuous impact in our target communities, it also signals a 360 monitoring-round success of project activities, while rubber stamping the authenticity of our initiatives and interventions.


CO2balance celebrates its 20th Birthday

4 October, 2023 | Paul Chiplen
Categories: CO2balance

September 2023 was a big month for CO2balance as it marked the company’s 20th birthday.  It all started back in September 2003, a group of friends planting the company’s first tree at a new woodland called “Bishops Wood” in Devon (UK). Founded by Mark Simpson, who is still the Managing Director, the company has evolved… Read the full article >


Introducing myself…

28 June, 2023 | Will Hooton
Categories: Carbon Offsetting, CO2balance, Kenya, Uganda

Hello, my name is Will! I come from Cornwall, UK, and I’m thrilled to join CO2balance as a Carbon Projects Officer. I’m excited about contributing to projects in Kenya and Uganda. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Loughborough University, specializing in pollution control and energy efficiency. Before joining CO2balance, I embarked on… Read the full article >



Borehole rehabilitations in Burkina Faso!

15 June, 2023 | Megan Edwards
Categories: Burkina Faso, Carbon Offsetting, CO2balance, Safe Water

In March 2022, CO2balance alongside our in-country partner Transform Burkina, started rehabilitating broken boreholes in communities located within the Nord region, in the north of the country. We are rehabilitating 520 water points over 5 years and are well underway, with 129 boreholes now restored and providing access to clean, safe water! Community handpumps located… Read the full article >


Introducing Myself…

3 May, 2023 | Megan Edwards
Categories: CO2balance

Hi everyone! I’m Megan (most people call me Meg), and I have recently joined the CO2balance team as a Carbon Projects Officer! I’m very grateful for the opportunity to be part of this enthusiastic and dedicated team who gave me such a lovely warm welcome. I’m very excited to help develop our safe water and… Read the full article >


Introducing Myself

2 May, 2023 | Menelisi Falayi
Categories: CO2balance

Hello there! My name is Menelisi, and I’m excited to join CO2 Balance as a Carbon Projects Officer-Nature-based Solutions. I hold a PhD in Environmental Science from Rhodes University in South Africa, with a focus on Resilience, Sustainability, and Environmental Governance. Before joining CO2 Balance, I worked as an Environmental Governance Hub Leader on a… Read the full article >


Introducing Myself

24 April, 2023 | Abinet Adela
Categories: CO2balance

Hello there! My name is Abinet I am the new starter as carbon projects officer here at CO2balance and I will be working on improved cookstoves and safe water projects in Ethiopia. Working on these projects is personal for me as I am from Ethiopia and grew up witnessing the struggle of communities to have… Read the full article >


Introducing myself…

16 March, 2023 | Rebecca Barton
Categories: CO2balance

Hi I’m Becca! I’ve recently joined CO2balance as a Carbon Projects Officer. I’m very excited to be here and have really enjoyed my first few weeks working with such as fantastic team and getting to know the projects! I’m mainly working on safe water and improved cookstove projects in Eritrea and Ethiopia, but I’m looking… Read the full article >


Introducing myself…

9 November, 2022 | Kate Danter
Categories: CO2balance

Hello! My name is Kate and I have just joined CO2balance as a new Carbon Projects Officer. I will be predominantly focusing on improved cookstove projects in Rwanda and safe water projects in Uganda, however I am also excited to get stuck into researching new opportunities, especially those involving nature-based solutions. I graduated in 2019… Read the full article >


Uganda Safe Water Project Audits: reviewing the status of our projects

31 May, 2022 | Issie Hatfield
Categories: CO2balance, Safe Water, Uganda

CO2balance projects are renowned for being high impact, transparent, and genuinely benefitting the communities. Therefore, to continue generating high quality carbon credits through our carbon projects, we have a duty to visit our existing projects to inspect their functionality and evaluative if improvements are required. As development in safe water and cooking technologies progresses in… Read the full article >


Inclusive and accessible COP 26 for everyone!

7 October, 2021 | Maria
Categories: Climate Change, CO2balance, Conferences, Sustainable Development Goals, World Days

As the 26th edition of the global Climate Change Conference is approaching, this year it will be held in Glasgow. During this two-week meeting, the main political leaders and delegates from countries across the globe will attempt to finalise the rules needed to put the Paris Agreement into effect. It will also be an opportunity… Read the full article >


A small change can make a big difference…

27 April, 2021 | Issie Hatfield
Categories: Climate Change

Small alterations can cause large-scale, irreversible changes and, in the case of the climate, this can cause a dramatic shift to an entire climate system. Scientific evidence suggests that irreversible changes in the Earth’s climate systems are underway, meaning we are in a state of planetary emergency. Scientists commonly refer to ‘tipping points’ in this… Read the full article >


Introducing myself…

3 September, 2020 | Tor Tennant
Categories: CO2balance

Hi there! My name is Tor and I am a new addition to the CO2balance team as a Carbon Projects Officer. I have been here for a little over three weeks now and am already loving the team and complexities of the role! I really appreciate the warm welcome, especially considering the unusual circumstances we… Read the full article >