Lunch and learn: ‘Should you be buying carbon offsets?’ with Heart of the City

Author: Heart of the City


Date: Wednesday 6th September, 12 noon
Location: Online via Zoom

Should you be buying carbon offsets? As the scrutiny, mistrust and price of carbon offsets all increase, join Heart of the City at this topical webinar with high impact sustainable investment organisation Pinwheel, where they’ll share insights into the carbon offset market, tips to help your decision making, and pitfalls to avoid.

Find out more

The carbon offsetting space can be confusing. There are so many options it’s difficult to know where to start, or what to look for.

In this lunch and learn, we’ll be joined by Pinwheel. Pinwheel helps businesses fund high impact sustainability projects including carbon removal and biodiversity whilst driving stakeholder engagement creating a return on investment on net zero and biodiversity funding.

We’ll cover:

  • What carbon offsets are
  • Why you’d consider carbon offsetting
  • Top tips to inform your decision making
  • Pitfalls to avoid

There’ll be a 45 minutes presentation, with 15 minutes for you to ask questions.


Rob Cheesewright, Chief Impact Officer, Pinwheel

Rob is an environmentalist and experienced media commentator.

Rob joined the climate-tech start-up Pinwheel in 2021. He led the development of Pinwheel’s proprietary environmental project rating tools, working with Oxford University’s principles of carbon offsetting, and has assembled the world-class portfolio of climate, biodiversity, recycling and waste recovery projects that sit at the centre of the Pinwheel platform.

Nikki Elton, Sustainability and Marketing Manager, Pinwheel

Nikki joined Pinwheel in 2022 and is responsible for finding and onboarding planet repairing projects globally, managing and developing client relationships and working with the tech team to ensure the product meets client needs.

Nikki joined Pinwheel following the successful completion of the On Purpose programme. A leadership programme designed for seasoned professionals transitioning into social and environmental impact.

Find out more about Heart of the City and theirwork to help businesses be a force for good, and take a look at their climate action toolkit which guides SMEs to net zero with practical resources.

You can also find their other webinars on a variety of sustainability topics on their website.

Find out more