Climate Change Capital Carbon Funds


Last updated 12 May 2020, by Impactyield.

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Fund geography

Global (48)

Climate Change Capital manages the world's largest private sector carbon fund at €750m. The Carbon Finance team works with proven technology providers to develop carbon projects and build a substantial portfolio of emission reduction credits. The team focuses on the following sectors: coal mine methane; industrial energy efficiency (iron & steel, cement); destruction of industrial gases; renewable energy (wind, hydro, landfill gas); leaky gas pipes, forestry and agricultural waste. Geographies include, China, India, South East Asia, the Former Soviet Union, the US and South Korea.

Fund style

Not listed

Financial description

The Carbon Finance team's investment transaction types include equity and debt investment, upfront financing through carbon purchase agreements or pay-on-delivery carbon purchases. Many transactions operate under the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as the catalyst for investment in clean energy and emission reductions.

17 years

of track record


the year funded



Asset manager

Climate Change Capital


Headquarters location:

Other funds managed by this asset manager: Climate Change Capital Private Equity (CPE)

SDG goals

SDG targets

Universal access to modern energy

Increase global percentage of renewable energy

Double the improvement in energy efficiency

Expand and upgrade energy services for developing countries

Full employment and decent work with equal pay

Key performance indicators

Fund overview

Asset manager: Climate Change Capital

Product track record: Fund has 17 years of track record

Target IRR: n.a.

Committed Capital: n.a.

Target return category: Risk-adjusted market-rate of return

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Inception year: 2006

Vintage year: 2006

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Target close date: n.a.

Product term: 10

Assets under management: n.a.

Investment size: Min: 0; Max: 0; Avg: 0

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Fund investments to date: 52

Fund investments to date exited or repaid: 0

Management fee: n.a.

Carried interest: n.a.

Hurdle rate: n.a.

GIIN Investors' Council Investment: No

Limited Partners / Investors: APG Centrica Mn Services PGGM Standard Chartered Bank

Limited Partner / Investor Type: Development Finance Institution (DFI), Pension Funds, Other Institutional Investors


E-mail: n.a.


Phone number: 442079395000.00

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Daniel Cremin

Marketing Communications Manager

Impact Performance

Total # of clients served868370442249389358402
Total # of people served612258798712876264661
Total low income or poor clients served304937148551686602720
Total # of enterprises reached941683358718324636755
% of rural clients0.84%0.8%0.4%0.97%0.21%0.04%0.5%
% of female clients0.17%0.01%0.38%0.98%0.41%0.52%0.51%
Average loan size421375546937474239933
Impact thesis

The Carbon Finance team act as long term partners with (predominantly emerging market) host countries to ensure the financed projects meet the development needs and priorities of those countries. Making sure projects achieve the underlying technology transfer rational of the United Nation's Clean Development Mechanism, improving the health & safety standards of projects and generating income and training for a local workforce. To date, CCC's carbon funds have invested in 52 CDM projects and expect to save over 70 million tonnes of carbon pre 2013 in developing countries.

Impact Management

Impact monitoring01/09/201901/12/201901/03/2020
Metric trackingFund tracks IRIS compatible metrics, Fund uses other social and environmental performance metric systemFund tracks IRIS compatible metrics, Fund uses other social and environmental performance metric systemFund tracks IRIS compatible metrics, Fund uses other social and environmental performance metric system
Impact reporting frequencyYearlyQuarterlyQuarterly
Impact certifiedNoYesYes
CertificationNoneGIIRS 5 StarGIIRS 5 Star
IRIS+ reportingYesYesYes
SDG ReportingNoNoYes

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