Startup Name: CO2 Cards
Tagline: Make your business green now!
Founder/Founders: Yavor Vassilev
In a few sentences, tell us what your startup is all about!
CO2 Cards is a corporate social responsibility platform. Do maximum impact with a minimum effort by supporting UN certified green projects. We offer carbon neutrality to companies and their employees through connecting them with carbon offset projects around the world.
We will calculate and offset your event carbon footprint, provide marketing support and consultancy. We can offset your utilities, travel, deliveries, your speakers’ flights, taxi travels and hotel stay. You can offset your guests and their travel, either by offering them the possibility to offset their visit to your event, or incorporating it in the ticket price, which will make it hassle free experience for everyone.
Carbon offset is a way to compensate for your emissions by funding carbon saving projects. Traveling to work, ordering online, using electricity – all this activities produce carbon dioxide. Carbon offsetting is used as a balancing mechanism to compensate our carbon footprint by supporting emission saving projects.
– To support the transition to a low carbon economy through CO2 emissions offsetting mechanisms.
– To offer a stepping stone for green policies in companies of all sizes and industries and introduce them to the business benefits of the sustainable actions.
– To educate & show that companies of all sizes can play a role & take action.
Let us know a bit about your team, who are the key team members and what is their role?:
Yavor Vassilev – Founder and CEO
Dessy Simova – Sustainability & Operations
William Cunningham – Business Development
Kristina Hodulova – Customer Development
Why did you choose this particular idea and concept to build your startup on?
We believe that the bottom-up approach in the fight against climate change is the right one! If business sees and embraces its role in this challenge we will see real results happening sooner.
We alsо believe businesses underestimate the sustainability driven business benefits. They can profit tremendously from the launch of a CSR policy.
Our solutions resonates with the demands of the millennial generation and the tech industry for social responsibility & environmental action. It also translates sustainable actions into business benefits in order to correspond with your company needs and to provide green projects with financial support.
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