Connect Earth Partners With HLB to Empower SMEs in Carbon Management and Compliance

Feb 15, 2024 | News

London, UK, December 21st, 2023 – Connect Earth is partnering with HLB, a global network of independent advisory and accounting firms, to revolutionise SME carbon management in the accounting sector. This partnership comes at a critical time, as international regulations on emissions reporting are intensifying, and SMEs face increasing pressure to adapt.

Connect Earth and HLB are combining forces to tackle a pressing challenge in today’s business world: effective and compliant carbon management for SMEs.

Connect Earth’s flagship products, Connect Insights and Connect Report, are designed to make carbon accounting both accessible and actionable, allowing for direct insights into carbon footprints and fostering informed decision-making towards decarbonization.

HLB, with its extensive network and deep roots in local communities globally, is perfectly positioned to implement these solutions. Their commitment to innovation and sustainability is evident in this strategic move, empowering SMEs across the globe with a compliant carbon accounting solution. This not only ensures regulatory adherence but also opens new avenues for business growth and client retention.

Quotes from the Leadership

Alexander Lempka, CEO and co-founder at Connect Earth: “Our collaboration with HLB pioneers a novel approach to SME carbon management within the accounting space. Together, we’re positioned to empower thousands of SMEs in reducing carbon emissions. As regulations tighten, HLB firms are leading the charge, offering innovative services that go beyond compliance, enhancing client engagement and creating new revenue opportunities. This partnership represents a triple win for sustainability, businesses, and our shared future.”

Amy Spillard, HLB Head of Affinity Partnerships: “We’re excited to embark on this strategic partnership with Connect Earth, aligning with our purpose to create a positive, sustainable impact. This collaboration equips our SMEs worldwide with cutting-edge, compliant carbon accounting solutions, fostering not only regulatory adherence but also growth and attracting clients dedicated to sustainable business practices.”


Shaping the Future Together

By combining Connect Earth’s climate tech expertise and HLB’s global reach and accounting acumen, this partnership is not just about meeting the current demands of emissions reporting. It’s about shaping a sustainable, compliant, and forward-looking business landscape for SMEs worldwide. 

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About Connect Earth:

Founded in 2021, Connect Earth is a London-based environmental data company that democratises easy access to sustainability data. With its carbon tracking API technology, Connect Earth is on a mission to empower consumers and SMEs to make sustainable choices and bridge the gap between intent, knowledge and action. Connect Earth supports financial institutions in offering their customers transparent insight into the climate impact of their spending.


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