We enable the global energy transition

We make climate action happen for organizations all over the world.

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Our mission

Enabling a

sustainable economy

We provide market-based environmental solutions. As market leaders in emissions, renewable fuels, renewable energies, and energy efficiency markets, we empower our clients to accomplish their climate action goals with our extensive and growing product and service portfolio.

Servicing our clients

We're committed to our clients, meeting their needs by leading them through the entire process of selection, execution, and settlement. Choosing an agile and international approach, our diverse and expert business development teams offer a comprehensive and worldwide product portfolio.

Growing a network and presence

We’ve created the broadest network in the market, and it’s growing every day. Having fostered local market knowledge for years, we’re able to better help our clients worldwide. Our business development teams represent over 40 nationalities, allowing us to communicate effectively within local markets. We work hard to build meaningful relationships and aim to get the most out of every transaction.

Offering full-service solutions and extensive expertise

We offer a complete spectrum of services to meet all compliance requirements and voluntary needs. We have deep domain knowledge, a global network of renewable energy suppliers and climate action project developers and are active in shaping legislation. We are a one-stop-shop, backed by unparalleled know-how.

Practicing responsibility

As proud market leaders, we take responsibility for the health of the industry, and we advise legislative bodies on standards and best regulatory practices. We're committed to continuously working to improve industry standards.

Our story

Iconic Moments

in ACT history

2009
Founding ACT
Founding ACT 2009

In response to the creation of the EU ETS, we become one of the first players in the market. We begin helping clients hit their environmental targets from our modest canal-side office in Amsterdam.

2010
Entry into Energy Efficiency
Entry into energy efficiency

We deploy our first tailor-made portfolio of products to help our growing client base ensure environmental and regulatory compliance.

2011
New partnership
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The investment company Antea becomes our first partner, which significantly accelerates our growth.

2014
Entry into Renewable Fuels
Entry into renewable fuels

We enter the biofuels and oleochemical markets.

2014
New office in San Francisco

Our first US office opens in California’s Silicon Valley.

2015
Buyback
Buy back

Our founders buy back Antea’s stake.

2017
Move to New York
move to NYC

We move our US office to New York City to make an impact from the heart of commerce.

2018
New office in Shanghai
New partnership- Shanghai

We open our third global office to expand our reach.

2018
New partnership
New Partnership

Three Hills Capital Partners joins as our newest partner.

2018
De-merger

ACT Commodities and ACT Financial Solutions de-merge to become two separate entities.

2019
New office in Paris
New office in Paris

We open our second European office in Paris to enter the primary market in White Certificates.

2021
Bridgepoint
Bridgepoint Deal

ACT welcomes Bridgepoint as a minority investor, valuing ACT at $1BN and helping us take a leading role in the global energy transition.

People

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Together

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Our teams comprise industry pioneers, entrepreneurs, and first movers in environmental markets. They’re collaborative, innovative, and committed.

We have career opportunities all over the world.

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Impact

Bolder solutions to

sustainability challenges

Renewable energy certificates

Renewable energy certificates (RECs)

168TWh

We have sourced ≈168 TWh of renewable energy to help our partners achieve their sustainability goals. That's equal to almost 4% of the US energy consumption as of the 2021/2022 fiscal year.

Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency

1TWhc

In supporting our French partners in their energy efficiency initiatives, we have helped save 1 TWhc of energy. That's equivalent to the annual energy usage of more than 71,000 households in Europe.

Carbon Credit

Carbon credits

48 mmMT

Through carbon credit sourcing on behalf of our partners, we have set aside 48 million metric tons of CO2 to be used for offsetting solutions. That's equal to 4% of the carbon removed annually by the Amazon rainforest.

Our corporate social responsibility

As a business at the forefront of the global energy transition, we believe in enabling social, cultural, and environmental impact on an impressive scale. We help organizations transform responsibility into action and support sustainable development projects and initiatives across the world.

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