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Soils for the Future

Invest in new technology and carbon credit projects to earn healthy profits, battle climate change, and transform rural Africa.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Syracuse, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2010
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Soils for the Future helps poor rural landholders use land in new and better ways to generate premium carbon credits. Credits are sold to corporations to offset their greenhouse gas emissions and support "Green" branding. Projects engage local people to generate premium credits, and do so at low cost with our exclusive patented technology. Revenues provide healthy profits to investors and local communities, save wildlife and cool the climate.


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    Founder Soils for the Future, LLC
    Professor, Syracuse University
    Expert in large project management, environmental services, and ecosystem science
    30 years' experience in managing large research and land use projects.
    Consultant for carbon credit projects under development
    Developer of new protocol for generating carbon credits from sustainable management and restoration of grasslands

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    Emilian Peter Mayemba
    Director of Operations

    Field technician, naturalist, and operations manager in remote field locations in Africa.
    Top naturalist in Serengeti National Park
    30 years' experience directing field portions of National Science Foundation funded research projects
    Top mechanic

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    Travis R. Bird
    Advisory Board Member

    Entrepreneurial executive with focused financial and business development experience in the energy, high tech, cleantech sectors. He has helped develop 6 different start up/emerging growth companies and helped negotiate three successful exits, and multiple angel/VC financing rounds.
    He has built multiple finance and accounting departments and managed post merger integrations.

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    James Morrison
    Advisory Board Member

    CEO and Founder of Ultravolt, Inc. He is an expert on enterprise-wide strategic plan development, facilitation, sponsorship & execution. 20+ yrs experience with high technology global sales & marketing.
    10 yrs experience managing multiple teams in various entities to achieve goals , drive revenue growth, and reduce costs.

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    Estelle Ritchie

    Estelle has a degree in business information systems and multiple job histories doing accounting and information management

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    George Mng'ong'o
    Business Manager, Tanzania

    MBA, Dar es Salaam, 25 years' experience with large research projects, 15 years' experience running small NGO assisting teen girls in southern Tanzania


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    Emilee Lawson Hatch, Bousquet & Holstein, PLLC, Syracuse New York

Previous Investors

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    Fauna and Flora International