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Best UK Wide Offsetting Units Supplier 2021 & 2022
Founded by a zoologist passionate about  biodiversity conservation
High integrity credits with transparency, traceability and authenticity
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The UK is one of the most nature-depleted countries on Earth.  One in seven species are under threat of extinction.  We believe that nature-based carbon offsetting projects, when carefully sited and designed appropriately, present the best opportunity in history to rebalance UK nature.

Highland Carbon is a purpose-driven business founded by a Zoologist with experience working in international conservation.  We use that expertise to shape and to vet carbon offsetting projects undertaken here in the UK, whilst doing so in a biodiversity framework. 

Currently, Highland Carbon partners with a dozen large, Scottish estates in spectacular, filmic locations.  Our UK projects have been developed within the frameworks of the Woodland Carbon Code and Peatland Code.  

Our Managing Director, Richard Clarke, has more than thirty years of experience recruiting and supporting Corporate Social Responsibility partners in both the United Kingdom and United States.  He has worked with more than one hundred blue chip company clients, for example: IKEA, Sainsburys, NatWest, Dorothy Perkins, Disney, General Motors, Royal Caribbean, Steelcase, Rolls Royce, CNN and Ford Motor Company. 

Our forestry and peatland restoration projects bring enormous community economic development benefits to the UK's remotest communities.  For example, the Scottish Highlands represent more than 50% of Scotland's land area, with just 9% of its population.  Year-round employment opportunities are relatively few.  We endeavour to hire local people, whenever possible, to undertake work such as: deer fence installation, tree planting, earth moving, ecological assessments and more.  Locals can benefit from both project creation and project maintenance.

We help our company clients to achieve their carbon credentials.  We offer deeply engaging content for Environmental Social Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) reporting.  We can also support communications with content available for public relations, investor relations, employee engagement, customer engagement and digital campaigns.  In short, we bring significant added value to our partnerships.

We also offer international offsetting opportunities overseas with the Gold Standard, Verified Carbon Standard, BioCarbon, Universal Carbon and United Nations (UNFCCC-CDM) quality marks.  We can offer a bespoke, blended solution that meets your price point and output requirements.  For example, a combination of nature-based solutions and renewable energy projects.  All of the aforementioned support the UN's Paris Agreement targets.


We'd be delighted to speak with you with no obligation, email:

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We're keen to help

Highland Carbon, 7 Valley View, Clovenfords, Galashiels, Scotland   TD1 3NG

Highland Carbon, 2 Westgate

Doncaster, England   DN11 9NE


t:   (01144) (0)7427 104 451

Company Registration Number: 10943542

VAT Number: 386 947 724

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