Our careers started in the 1990s at sustainability startups,
in government, a climate technology fund, and
a global certification company.
ClimateCHECK was launched in 2007 to advance the state of the art for MRV and we have since delivered services and solutions to over 400 organizations in over 50 countries.
We have launched innovative solutions for climate change, cleantech and sustainability every 18-24 months throughout the 2000s, 2010s and are continuing into the 2020s.
Our Track Record
Tom Baumann and Patrick Hardy launch Canadian-based ClimateCHECK as a premier services provider and innovator for climate change, cleantech and sustainability.
ClimateCHECK co-launches the US-based GHG Management Institute as the global society of GHG MRV experts, while leading training for verification, project accounting, information systems. GHGMI expands to over 7500 members in over 160 countries.
Chair of IEEE Committee
ClimateCHECK CEO becomes chair of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) PES Climate Change Technology committee (2009-2014) focusing on MRV methodologies for clean energy, and collaborating with the United Engineering Foundation Founders Society Carbon Management Team.
TD Bank Carbon Neutral
ClimateCHECK commissioned by TD Bank to help it become the first carbon neutral bank in North America.
ClimateCHECK launches the Collaborase online software platform to advance Standards 2.0 towards the evolution of a smart standards system. Collaborase is used by many of the leading sustainability standards programs such as the Climate Standards Disclosure Board, Gold Standard, Verra, Capitals Coalition, ICROA, UN Global Compact, and WBCSD.
Quality Assurance for ICROA
ClimateCHECK commissioned by the International Carbon Reduction & Offset Alliance (ICROA) to annually audit ICROA members to assure their activities adhere to ICROA’s Code of Best Practice.
ClimateCHECK co-launches US-based Xpansiv as an innovative digital platform to differentiate commodities based on climate and sustainability performance.
Launch Climate Chain Coalition
ClimateCHECK leads the effort to launch the Climate Chain Coalition, as a global network co-chaired with the UNFCCC and bridging the climate community and digital community in INATBA, Hyperledger, InterWork Alliance, and ITU SG5 Focus Group on Environmental Efficiency for AI and other Emerging Technologies. The CCC is an official accredited observer organization to the UNFCCC.
Launch Adaptation Ledger
ClimateCHECK co-launches UK-based Adaptation Ledger for advancing climate adaptation solutions and mobilizing finance through the integration of emerging technologies, smart standards and a unified metric for vulnerability reduction.
ClimateCHECK launches ScribeHub to support development and implementation of nextgen governance innovations, including DigitalMRV and Smart Standards System.
Smart Standards System
Originating with a prescient 2015 COP21 event, ClimateCHECK collaborates with Canada’s National Research Council and York University’s Blockchain Lab reviewing our Smart Standards System concept to enable nextgen governance innovations.
Co-Author World Bank Report
ClimateCHECK commissioned by World Bank to co-author seminal report for blockchain and emerging digital solutions for post-2020 climate markets.
200th Cleantech Assessment
ClimateCHECK completes its 200th due diligence assessment on cleantech companies funded by the Government of Canada and Sustainable Development Technology Canada.