For offsetting to have an impact, it must be done right

Compensate has helped several customers to combat climate change by offering easy access to high-quality carbon projects.

"Compensate’s rigorous and transparent approach aligns with our founding principle to know the causes of things, for the betterment of society." – The London School of Economics and Political Science

"Compensate provides us peace of mind, as we can rely on their integrity and expertise in carbon footprint calculations and as a carbon project portfolio manager. Ensuring that our commitments have a demonstrated climate impact is crucial to us." – Relex

The Compensate Foundation continues its non-profit work to reform the voluntary carbon market.

White paper 2023 "From crisis to confidence: Rethinking integrity in the voluntary carbon market"

The voluntary carbon market needs an overhaul now to be fit to serve the long-term demand for high-quality carbon credits for meeting corporate net-zero targets. The market's future depends on how successful integrity initiatives and stakeholders within the VCM can tackle the current challenges.

In this white paper, we will discuss why 90% of project fail Compensate Foundation's evaluation criteria, the systemic flaws in the market and efforts to improve integrity.

Download our white paper to understand the ever-evolving landscape related to quality assurance, claims, regulations, and the imminent risks of greenwashing associated with current offsetting practices.

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White Paper 2023: Why and how to make a transparent and credible non-offset claim?

Download our white paper to understand how a company can use non-offset claims as a powerful tool for climate change mitigation.

White Paper 2022: Get the Claims Right and Avoid Greenwashing

How to make credible and transparent net zero or carbon neutrality claims? Download our white paper to learn more.

Compensate's approach

Scientific evaluation

Only 10% of screened carbon projects accredited by international standards, such as Gold Standard and Verra, pass our scientific evaluation criteria and can demonstrate a true climate impact.

A portfolio approach

We maximize your climate impact and mitigate risks by managing a dynamic and diverse portfolio of carbon projects with different methods around the globe.


Our in-built overcompensation mechanism mitigates risks related to carbon projects and uncertainties in carbon footprint calculations, providing a more robust compensation claim compared to standard carbon credits.

Impact beyond climate

We operate exclusively with carbon projects with a net positive impact on the environment, biodiversity, social justice, and human rights. Our projects support all the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Our impact in action

5 976 493

m² of rainforest protected

13 148 285

trees sequestering CO₂ all year round

2 739 226 148

cups of coffee saved
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