Carbone 4 is the leading independent consulting firm specialized in low carbon strategy and climate change adaptation.
Created in 2007 by energy and climate experts Jean-Marc Jancovici and Alain Grandjean, Carbone 4 is the leading consulting firm specialized in low carbon strategy and adaptation to climate change. The firm’s name refers to Factor 4, the name given to France’s objective of cutting GHG emissions by 75% by 2050, compared to 1990 levels. From the outset Carbone 4 has been dedicated to: increasing understanding of the determining factors in the environmental transition, i.e. depletion of fossil fuel and non-renewable resources, climate change, deteriorating ecosystem services; steps to spread awareness of these issues throughout all of society, and push it up the decision ladder to the highest levels in both the public and private sectors of the economy; enrol economic actors in change, endowing them with diagnostic and operational tools that will enable them to build their development and adaptation strategy.