About Us

Settle for Less was founded so that each person can combat the climate crisis every day.

Who are we?

Welcome to our platform. Our team created Settle for Less to allow people to offset the carbon emissions produced throughout their day-to-day life via a simple, personalised subscription. Generally for less than the cost of a coffee a week. Our team are passionate about allowing people to affect the climate crisis in a quick easy way and our platform helps each person do that.

How can we help you become carbon negative or neutral?

Our platform can help you to calculate your carbon footprint, understand how to reduce this and finally help you to offset your emissions, or even go carbon negative, through collaboration with our carefully selected partners. There are a number of ways to offset emissions, we are currently focusing on reforestation projects as our principal offsetting schemes. However, we will be introducing more in future.

Sounds exciting, how do I sign up?

We're currently building the platform with a plan to launch in the coming months. But if you are interested we encourage you to join our mailing list (we'll have bonuses for early adopters). If you can't wait to get started and want to offset right away, you can become a Founding Member. We are passionate about encouraging more-and-more people to offset their emissions and any contributions will help with that mission.

Sign up or donate below

Want to sign up to our platform and be notified of our launch? Or go one step further and contribute to our cause whilst offsetting some carbon emissions.

Meet the team

  • James Foote
    Co-Founder
    James is currently a PhD student working on producing bio-degradable polymers. He is passionate about science and technology alongside the environment with previous experience running a bio-fuel startup.

    In his spare time he is a keen runner and climber.
  • Tristan Dell
    Co-Founder
    Whilst studying for his PhD, Tristan decided to turn to his passion for the outdoors and focus on environmental projects.

    As a regular climber, hiker and longstanding proponent of exploring wild places, the step towards protecting them was an obvious one.
  • Professor Niall Mac Dowell
    Non-Executive Director
    Niall is a professor at Imperial College London working on the transition to a low-carbon economy. He is a member of the Centre for Environmental Policy, the Technical Working Group of the Zero Emissions Platform, and the Carbon Capture and Storage Association.

    He will advise us on strategy, ensuring that our offsets meet the highest standards.

Making collective action work

The more people we get on-board, the bigger our potential impact on the environment. Please share this website if you'd like to help with this mission.
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