Climate Solutions Group

OUR GROUP

We can take you as far as you want to go – eliminating some carbon exposure to carbon neutral or beyond

Our visionary thinking, wide industry experience and proven expertise provides you with the tools and support to succeed in today's low carbon economy.

Who We Are

The Climate Solutions Group (CSG) is a team of recognized climate change and emissions management professionals with over two decades of experience in assisting large and small corporations and public sector clients to create and implement carbon offset programs and low carbon projects.

Our in-house expertise encompasses low-carbon project development, as well as legal and regulatory compliance and carbon asset management experience in well over $1.5 B worth of carbon market projects.

Based in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, our operational scope spans provincial and national boundaries with a focus on working with clients in all North American carbon markets. We are advocates of promoting the best practices in the low carbon and sustainable business markets where we operate, and have established ourselves with professional organizations such as the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), whose values directly align with ours.

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What We Do

Understand your challenges. Find your opportunities.

CSG offers a variety of carbon trading and carbon asset management services and products. We provide unique opportunities to participate in the low carbon economy — earning high yields with limited risks — through developing and managing investment funds that offer finance to low carbon projects.

CSG provides a variety of client-specific services to those businesses in compliance and voluntary carbon markets. These include carbon

  • offset project developers and managers
  • carbon emitters
  • related support and ancillary stakeholders such as
    • project lenders
    • asset owners
    • low-carbon and sustainability consultants
    • professional advisors

We are solution providers and implementers. Whether you have an in-house sustainability team and need some advice, or require a team to manage all aspects of your carbon offset project or mitigation program, we can make it happen.

We don’t leave until the job is done.

The Team

Our leadership team. Expertise and dedication.

The Climate Solutions Group is a team of seasoned professionals with long careers encompassing renewable energy development, climate change law and regulatory policy, and carbon asset procurement, creation and management. Our visionary thinking, wide industry experience and proven expertise provides you with the tools and support to succeed in today’s low carbon economy.

Paul Vickers

 

Paul Vickers

Principal, Portfolio Manager
P. Eng. (McGill)

Deep experience in environmental compliance management in Canada and USA. Director and fund manager in emissions trading markets, renewable energy development, project economics/assessment, verification and validation and contracting. Developed and ran emissions trading business in Western Climate Initiative (WCI) for the past one-and- half years.

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Gray E. Taylor

 

Gray E. Taylor

Principal, Legal and Regulatory
JD, (Univ. of Toronto), M.Ed, Acc Dir.

Almost two decades specialising in emissions trading transactions and related financing documents for a broad range of carbon deals in the California, Quebec, Alberta and Kyoto Protocol (CDM and JI) markets, and Ontario (voluntary market). Gray is considered a Canadian leader in climate change law.

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Robert (Bob) Daniels

 

Robert (Bob) Daniels

Principal, Business Development
B.SC.E. (Wharton)

30 years in the acquisition and development of real estate and renewable power projects in Canada totalling more than $1.4 B. Co-developed and successfully sold the 230Mw NRWF wind farm project in Niagara, ON. Founder of The Sustainable Alliance Group of companies, specialising in sustainability services including energy management, carbon asset management and offset trading.

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Peter Daniels

 

Peter Daniels

Principal and Director
(Univ. of Toronto, Cornell)

Over 20 years in real estate and renewable energy development, Peter specializes in finance and investor relations. Peter is President of Daniels Power Corporation, a renewable energy and clean tech investor and developer best known for its 230Mw NRWF wind farm project in Ontario.

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