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C-Quest Capital Awarded with Best Project Developer: Energy Efficiency

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C-Quest Capital has won the ‘Best Project Developer: Energy Efficiency’ and runner-up for ‘Best Project Developer: Public health’ in Environmental Finance’s Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) Rankings 2022.

Held annually, Environmental Finance VCM Rankings recognises the leading companies and initiatives that exhibit best practice and innovation. Winners were judged based on efficiency and speed of transaction; reliability; innovation; quality of service provided and influence on the market.

I am extremely proud of the C-Quest Capital team for winning this award, this was a truly an organisation wide effort. Awards like this help demonstrate to the sector the importance of highly credible projects like ours and place value on the significant sustainable development impact that can be created. In each region we operate, we aim to reach a critical scale to drive permanent change, integrating production, supply chain, and inputs to create robust ecosystems in the communities and markets we serve.

Ken Newcombe, CEO

Collectively, C-Quest’s projects have already improved the lives of over 20 million people, and on track to extend to 175m people whilst also reducing or removing over a billion tons of CO2 emissions by 2035.

To see the full list of awards recipients, click here: https://www.environmental-finance.com/content/awards/voluntary-carbon-market-rankings-2022/

To hear more our Chief Commercial Officer, Chen Yang talking about the importance of this award, click here: https://www.environmental-finance.com/content/awards/voluntary-carbon-market-rankings-2022/corporate-statements/transforming-lives-is-at-the-heart-of-everything-we-do.html

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