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Delivering high integrity environmental assets to market


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Our Mission

The mission of Integrity Global Partners is to unlock fair and equitable capital at scale to deliver high-integrity environmental assets to market

How we do it


Serving as a global hub

Bringing together the necessary expertise to accelerate the deployment of mission-driven investment capital into high-quality nature-based projects and jurisdictional programs in the Global South


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Enabling access to financing

Enabling project developers and governments to access the financing they need through global carbon and environmental markets


The integrity hub

Global Partnerships to scale & bring integrity to the voluntary carbon market

Mission-driven investment capital


High-quality nature-based projects and jurisdictional programs

  • Technical Carbon & Biodiversity Partners
  • Technology Partners for Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Pipeline Sourcing & Execution Partners
  • Capital Providers
  • Blended Finance Partners
  • Carbon Market Access Partners
The Problem

The voluntary carbon market is at an inflection point


drop in demand from 2021-2022 in forest carbon credits due to credibility concerns

The developer ecosystem is highly fragmented and untapped


Of historical issuances from 5% of project developers

Investors unable to place capital efficiently


Project proposals presented to investors currently being rejected


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What we do

We enable the deployment of fair and equitable financing into projects and jurisdictional programs by working both on the supply and demand side of the market

Why Us
Integrity Global Partners brings together...

Market Positioning

Well positioned to fill critical market gap by helping investors deploy large-scale capital to high-integrity projects and jurisdictional programs; while also enabling fragmented project developers to access mission-aligned capital.


Ability to significantly scale the market through sourcing and consolidating volumes from small project developers while also enabling governments to issue jurisdictional-scale voluntary and compliance market credits.


A founding team of carbon market veterans with deep competencies in technical carbon asset development, due diligence, risk management and project execution, excellent reputation and trusted relations with many market players across the globe.

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Cheri Sugal


Cheri Sugal created IGP and recruited the co-founding team. She brings almost 30 years in the conservation and carbon industry with on-the-ground experience in 65 countries. She has deep experience delivering projects in emerging markets, with governments, NGOs, communities, and the private sector and financial structuring to facilitate early private financing into emission reduction projects.


Cheri’s previous roles included:

  • Co-Founder, Chief Technical & Investment Officer at Imperative Global Group 
  • Head of Structured Carbon Finance at South Pole Carbon Asset Management 
  • Founder of Cheri Sugal Consulting, 10 years developing advising on the design of jurisdictional and national emission reductions programs (Mexico, Cambodia, Guyana, Zambia). 
  • Director for Africa & Latin America at Terra Global Capital; and 
  • Founder & Senior Director of the $100M Global Conservation Fund at Conservation International 

Karin Berardo


As Chief Financial Officer, Karin Berardo is responsible for managing and executing the company’s financial strategy.  Karin brings 25+ years financing, developing and operating natural and built infrastructure solutions including ocean finance, renewable energy, affordable housing, water management and regenerative agriculture in 50+ countries.


Karin’s previous roles included:

  • Founder, Abren Climate Impact Solutions, a women-led advisory practice delivering project development, capital raising and impact strategy solutions to climate entrepreneurs and investors worldwide.
  • Chief Investment Officer, DC Green Bank
  • Director, Sustainable Debt, NatureVest at The Nature Conservancy.
  • Chief Executive Officer, Stumpf Energy
  • Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer, CleanPath Ventures.
  • Principal, Municipal Mortgage & Equity.

Edit Kiss


As Chief Commercial Officer, Edit Kiss oversees our corporate strategy for financing projects. Edit brings 17+ years in the entire value chain of carbon markets – project development and finance, origination, investment deal structuring and execution, and sales and trading. She has experience working in financial institutions, carbon funds and renewable energy companies in London, Paris, Lugano, Rotterdam and Budapest.

Edit’s current roles include:

  • Non-Executive Board Director of the UK’s first rewilding business, the Real Wild Estates
  • Company Co-chair of IETA’s Natural Climate Solutions working group
  • Steering Committee Member and co-chair of the Biodiversity Credits Working Group of the Coalition for Private Investment in Conservation (CPIC).


Edit’s previous roles included:

  • Chief Investment Officer at Revalue Nature 
  • Investment and Development Director at Mirova Natural Capital 
  • Structured Origination Manager, REDD+ specialist at Eneco Energy Trade
  • Carbon Originator at Constellation Energy 

Tauni Berger


As Head of Operations, Tauni Berger oversees IGP’s ongoing operations and procedures. Tauni brings 15+ years in sustainable business and carbon markets working with corporates, municipalities, and start- ups, having lived and worked in N. America, Europe, MENA and SE Asia. She has expertise in start-up corporate establishment, corporate strategy, strategic partnership development and implementation, and business development.


Tauni’s previous roles included:

  • Director Ecosystem Development, Xpansiv
  • Director Strategic Initiatives, CBL Markets
  • Independent Sustainability Consultant, strategic impact projects – Williams-Sonoma, Gap, EOS Climate

Naomi Swickard


As Lead Technical Advisor, Naomi Swickard leads our company’s carbon assessment, and related strategic partnership work. Naomi brings 17+ years in the carbon and ecosystem services markets with experience across Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe. She has deep experience in standards and methodologies development and oversight for all project types, with substantial expertise on all Nature-based Solutions- from REDD+ to all other agriculture, forestry and other land use activities, expertise in carbon market policy and governance, and the project development cycle.


Naomi’s previous roles included: 

  • Head of Public Affairs, South Pole
  • Chief Program Officer, Verra
  • Chief Market Development Officer, Verra
  • Director, Land Based Frameworks, Verra

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