Climate Compass, LLC
Committed to reducing greenhouse gases and generating emission reduction credits globally
Climate Compass (CC) is a world leader in providing logistical and technical services to companies implementing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction projects. Climate Compass’ staff has an unparalleled record of success in facilitating the generation of carbon credits from across the spectrum of emission reduction protocols with particular expertise finding and repairing methane leaks. In fact, Climate Compass has the world's most experienced team dedicated to implementing greenhouse gas emission projects in the natural gas transmission and distribution sector. Climate Compass helps reduce wasteful gas leakage improving the bottom line for gas companies globally.
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Climate Compass is committed to reducing greenhouse gases and generating emission reduction credits to help clients reach their netzero goals.
Climate Compass undertakes a technical assessment, typically at no cost to the client, for each project to determine project viability and to develop an implementation plan and budget that fits local conditions.
Climate Compass handles the process of submitting and obtaining emission reduction credits from the preferred crediting authority. Investments are made to implement the project and are repaid through the generation and sale of carbon credits from the project, through Climate Compass' investor network. Typically, repair work can be done with little or no direct cost to the client.
Climate Compass identifies and trains the local staff required to undertake the project. Climate Compass then helps manage activities under an implementation plan, including ongoing quality control and any required audits.
Climate Compass staff has experience working across the globe, having carried out projects and/or feasibility studies in countries such as Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Egypt, Georgia, India, Moldova, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Ukraine, the United States, and Uzbekistan.
Kevin James is the Founder and CEO of Climate Compass, managing millions of dollars of investments in emission reduction projects on three continents. Prior to founding Climate Compass, he was the Senior Managing Director of Climate Change Capital’s (CCC’s) $1 billion climate investment fund and the Principal Manager for CCC’s investments in North America and the former Soviet Union. Before joining CCC, Kevin was one of the principal founders of the US carbon emission reduction company Quality Tonnes (QT). James’ efforts with QT helped establish it as one of the premier greenhouse gas emission reduction methodology and project development companies in the world. James has also worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency collaborating with Fortune 500 companies, states and local governments to develop greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction investment plans and was the US EPA’s liaison with the White House on efforts to reduce GHG emissions in the cement and steel industries. Kevin James holds a Bachelor's Degree from Bates College and a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dillon Banerjee joined Climate Compass as Head of International Business Development in September 2022, after having served for over two decades as a career diplomat promoting international trade and investment at U.S. Embassies across four continents. His diplomatic assignments included Nigeria, Russia, Portugal, Mexico, India, and Sweden; he finished his career as Acting U.S. Ambassador to Sweden in the summer of 2021.
Prior to joining the Foreign Service as a Commercial Officer, Mr. Banerjee worked as a Program Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, D.C. and Pretoria, South Africa. He also worked for three years as a Project Officer for the Environmental Protection Agency and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa, focused on agroforestry programs. He received an Executive Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy Systems in 2009 from MIT’s international post-graduate program in Portugal and holds a Master’s Degree in International Development from The American University. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Government and International Economics from The College of William and Mary. He is the author of The Insider’s Guide to the Peace Corps (Random House, 2009).