Founder & CEO South Pole Carbon, Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2011
Renat is an entrepreneur and pioneer in the field of climate change and renewable energies since 2001. As a founding partner and CEO of South Pole Carbon, he coordinated the set-up of South Pole Carbon’s global presence, which was winning the company the title of “Best Project Developer” in 2011 and 2012 by Environmental Finance.
Before co-founding South Pole Carbon in 2006, Renat was co-founder and CEO of myclimate foundation, one of the world’s first players on the voluntary carbon markets. Renat was and is actively shaping the carbon markets, by having been involved in developing first projects under the CDM Gold Standard and the Verified Carbon Standard, and he has pioneered Programmatic CDM with several first-of-its-kind schemes worldwide.