Back in July 2015, Fabrice Le Saché, Aurélie Lepage and Alexandre Dunod, decided to create Aera to accelerate the climate transition in Africa.

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  • Aera signs its largest CO2 certificates sale (€9m) with Swiss based carbon agregator MyClimate.
  • Aera signs its largest CO2 certificate purchase ($4.3m) with DR Congo project developer (efficient cookstoves).
  • Aera founders sell a 35% stake to Arise IS (JV of OLAM and AFC) based on a €28.5m valuation.


  • Aera signs its largest sale of CO2 emissions certificates (€2.7m).
  • Aera signs its first ever Renewable Energy Certificate transaction (I-REC).
  • Aera launches water and nature-based certificates trading activities.


  • Aera reaches €10m revenues generation for environmental projects in Africa.


  • Aera passes the mark of 1 million tons of CO2 emissions certificates delivered.


  • Aera team achieves its 50th successful carbon certification, a record in Africa.


  • Aera extends its commercial coverage to +10 African countries.


  • Aera launches a pledged for a minimum guaranteed carbon floor price at COP21
  • Aera Group is established in Paris (France).

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