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LUX* CO2 offset program ‘Tread Lightly’ achieves 1 million participating guest-nights.
CO2 OFFSET | LUX* CO2 offset program ‘Tread Lightly’ achieves 1 million participating guest-nights.
Monday July 30th, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Mauritius, JULY 2018 Within 5 years of its relaunch (implemented in 2011) LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ Tread Lightly initiative has just exceeded its…

First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group
ADVISORY | First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group
Monday May 28th, 2018

First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group for its carbon certification together with another comparable project in the Indian Ocean Region.

Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania.
TRADING | Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania.
Monday May 21st, 2018

Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania by selling spot 21 300 tonnes of CO2 eq. issued from 30 MW Nouakchott wind farm…

First contract signed by Aera Group in Namibia.
ADVISORY | First contract signed by Aera Group in Namibia.
Friday May 18th, 2018

Deal includes carbon certification support and carbon credits monetization from Outapi 5 MW photovoltaic plant. The transaction is the first carbon finance deal ever closed…

Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance for its improved cooking stoves program in Ghana.
TRADING | Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance for its improved cooking stoves program in Ghana.
Saturday April 21st, 2018

Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance by the Gold Standard for its energy efficiency cooking stoves program in Ghana: 158,424 tons of CO2 emissions…

Aera Group part of the consortium to advise the West African Alliance on carbon finance issues.
ADVISORY | Aera Group part of the consortium to advise the West African Alliance on carbon finance issues.
Friday March 23rd, 2018

The Alliance comprises Benin, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambie, Guinée, Guinée Bissau, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal and Togo. Aera Group will map carbon reduction…

La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) et Aera Group créent « BOAD-CO<sub>2</sub>», la 1ère facilité carbone d’Afrique de l’Ouest
GROUP | La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) et Aera Group créent « BOAD-CO2», la 1ère facilité carbone d’Afrique de l’Ouest
Thursday May 11th, 2017

La BOAD et Aera Group s’allient pour simplifier et accélérer l’accès à la finance carbone en Afrique de l’Ouest. Les certifications de projets permettant d’obtenir…

Aera Group part of the 50 French business leaders to meet with President of Uganda
GROUP | Aera Group part of the 50 French business leaders to meet with President of Uganda
Monday September 19th, 2016

Aera Group part of the 50 French business leaders to meet with President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda. Aera Group underlined the strategic role of CO2…

Aera founder appointed coordinator of UP40/MEDEF French start-up index in Africa
GROUP | Aera founder appointed coordinator of UP40/MEDEF French start-up index in Africa
Monday June 27th, 2016

Paris, le 27 juin 2016 MEDEF International, 1er réseau d’entreprises françaises active à l’international, et Up Afrique, 1er réseau de start-up françaises opérant sur le continent, s’unissent…

Aera Co-Founder Meets The President of Senegal with 30+ French Business Leaders
GROUP | Aera Co-Founder Meets The President of Senegal with 30+ French Business Leaders
Saturday June 4th, 2016

LIVE | Aera Co-Founder meets the President of Senegal H.E. Macky Sall together with 30+ French business leaders from MEDEF in Paris and introduces the…

Aera Group at the African CEO Forum 2016 held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
GROUP | Aera Group at the African CEO Forum 2016 held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Wednesday March 23rd, 2016

More than 1.000 CEOs gathered in Abidjan to brainstorm on the future of Africa. Opening speech by President Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire. “private sector is…

DRC climate negotiator congratulates Aera for its work in Africa
GROUP | DRC climate negotiator congratulates Aera for its work in Africa
Saturday March 5th, 2016

Representative from DRC, Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu, one of the most prominent African voice under the international climate negotiations, stops in Paris and congratulates Aera Group for…

First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group
ADVISORY | First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group
Monday May 28th, 2018

First utility-scale solar power plant of Madagascar mandates Aera Group for its carbon certification together with another comparable project in the Indian Ocean Region.

First contract signed by Aera Group in Namibia.
ADVISORY | First contract signed by Aera Group in Namibia.
Friday May 18th, 2018

Deal includes carbon certification support and carbon credits monetization from Outapi 5 MW photovoltaic plant. The transaction is the first carbon finance deal ever closed…

Aera Group part of the consortium to advise the West African Alliance on carbon finance issues.
ADVISORY | Aera Group part of the consortium to advise the West African Alliance on carbon finance issues.
Friday March 23rd, 2018

The Alliance comprises Benin, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambie, Guinée, Guinée Bissau, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal and Togo. Aera Group will map carbon reduction…

Pioneer Agreement Between Aera Group And SOMELEC For Carbon Finance In Mauritania.
ADVISORY | Pioneer Agreement Between Aera Group And SOMELEC For Carbon Finance In Mauritania.
Monday January 8th, 2018

Major development for Aera Group in Mauritania: 3 new projects signed with state-owned grid utility SOMELEC. The framework contract covers carbon certification support services and…

New project registration and first carbon credits delivery for a small hydro plant in Eastern DRC.
ADVISORY | New project registration and first carbon credits delivery for a small hydro plant in Eastern DRC.
Friday December 22nd, 2017

New project registration and first carbon credits delivery settled by Aera Group for small hydro plant in Eastern DRC : 9,000 tonnes successfully issued  this…

Aera Group signs a new deal in Burkina Faso with EREN Renewable Energy.
ADVISORY | Aera Group signs a new deal in Burkina Faso with EREN Renewable Energy.
Friday November 17th, 2017

The contract covers carbon certification support services and a 7 years carbon credits purchase for Essakane 15 MW solar PV plant. The project will reduce…

Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania.
TRADING | Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania.
Monday May 21st, 2018

Aera Group executes pioneer carbon credits trade from Mauritania by selling spot 21 300 tonnes of CO2 eq. issued from 30 MW Nouakchott wind farm…

Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance for its improved cooking stoves program in Ghana.
TRADING | Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance for its improved cooking stoves program in Ghana.
Saturday April 21st, 2018

Aera Group gets record carbon credits issuance by the Gold Standard for its energy efficiency cooking stoves program in Ghana: 158,424 tons of CO2 emissions…

Record delivery executed by Aera Group: 147,596 carbon credits issued from an energy efficiency program in West Africa.
TRADING | Record delivery executed by Aera Group: 147,596 carbon credits issued from an energy efficiency program in West Africa.
Tuesday July 4th, 2017

Emissions reductions are purchased by a leading European power producer. This transaction is the largest settlement achieved by Aera Group for its portfolio (+40 projects…

Aera and Russian Carbon Fund pioneer the first worldwide carbon credit transaction using blockchain
TRADING | Aera and Russian Carbon Fund pioneer the first worldwide carbon credit transaction using blockchain
Tuesday March 14th, 2017

Pilot transaction was executed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 8:00 am (UTC+1:00) between the Russian Carbon Fund on the buying side and Aera Group,…

Aera signs a forward sale of 2M tons carbon credits with Asiatic buyer.
TRADING | Aera signs a forward sale of 2M tons carbon credits with Asiatic buyer.
Thursday March 9th, 2017

Aera signs a forward sale of 2M tons carbon credits with Asiatic buyer. Supply will stretch over the next 5 years. Credits are originated under…

Aera Group sells 0,5 M€ carbon credits in a series of spot transactions
TRADING | Aera Group sells 0,5 M€ carbon credits in a series of spot transactions
Wednesday July 6th, 2016

These additional incomes will help renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects in Madagascar, Mauritius, Ghana, Kenya and Ethiopia. Aurélie Lepage (Aera Group Co-Founder): «…