Richard H. Lawrence, Jr.
“We want our projects to have long-term impact on both planet and community.”
“We call it Cool Effect for a reason: small movements for big impact.”
“Our mission is to give others hope that they can be part of the solution.”
“Finding the best carbon-reducing projects and giving them a voice.”
“Climate change is our test. If we succeed at this, we’ll achieve anything.”
“It’s about collective effort. If we take action, we can solve climate change.”
Sid Yadav, Cool Effect Director of Project Research. Sid oversaw the rigorous vetting and selection process for all carbon reduction projects supported on Cool effect’s platform since its inception. He also monitored ongoing project activities and made on-site project evaluations. In addition to bringing lengthy carbon verification expertise, Sid was passionate about creating a better life and future for those communities around the world who need it most.
His principles of defining high-quality carbon offsets still live on in the Cool Effect Team.
Our Advisory Board
Faculty Director, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative
Former Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States
Director of Climate & Energy Policy Program, Stanford University
Sr. Vice President, Equity Research