re-converting illegal oil palm to rainforest
Visiting Halaban in the Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, we witnessed the reversal of illegal oil palm plantation back into natural forest
from palm oil to high value by-product?
Can nutrients be extracted from crude palm oil and used to create a higher value by-product, rather than destined for a down-cycled secondary stream?
decarbonize to represent retailers on soy
Retailers' Soy Group meets for first time

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  • “... the solutions she has provided have been matchless for rigor and thoroughness .... Belinda brings to her work the integrity of a scientist and the reputation of business expert in sustainability and climate change strategy”
    European Manager, URS Corporation
  • “Belinda is a true leader in her area of expertise, carbon management, sustainability and corporate responsibility”
    Vice President, WorldOne

we base our work on scientific knowlege and extensive experience in delivering sustainable business

Belinda Howell, managing director

Belinda has extensive experience of working with Boards and Executive Teams in major international companies on sustainability strategy and climate change; and for the last eight years of leading the growth of early stage clean technology companies. Belinda founded Decarbonize to bring together these areas of expertise and experience.

Current appointments include: Lafarge Tarmac - Sustainability Advisory Panel;  Round Table for Responsible Soy - Executive Board;  Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil - Board of Goverors.

Nominated CNBC Business Europe ‘Low Carbon Pioneer’ Top 50 in 2007 and Top 100 in 2008. Awarded Bass prize for best MBA of the year. Belinda read Biochemistry at Nottingham and Oxford Brookes universities.

our associates
Sustainability incorporates a wide range of diverse disciplines - environmental, social, economic, business and supply chain management, stakeholder engagement and communication. To exceed the expectations of our clients, we work with organisations who we know are the best in their field and who complement our capabilities. Our hand-picked associates share our values and objectives and we have worked with many of them over a number of years. We work with our associates collaboratively to innovate and add value, tailored to each client’s specific needs.
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