Carbon returns

We are entrepreneurs and funders who reverse climate change by removing carbon dioxide. We have decided to draw down 1500 gigaton CO2 from the atmosphere using nature based methods, regenerating ecosystems, driving the circular bio-based economy and restoring the carbon balance. Read more…

Act now


Photo by Valeriy Andrushko


Executive Team, Contributing Network and Board of Non-Executive Directors

Marco de Boer
ReNature Foundation
Geanne van Arkel
Fons Janssen
chemistry connector
Ruben van Nimwegen


Climate Cleanup Foundation is an independent non-profit, established by entrepreneurs who actually draw down CO2 from the oceans and the atmosphere – in multi-potent ways.

Read more


To build a blooming sector we operate agile and lightly, in targeted partnerships and temporary teams creating focused interventions:


Samen halen we 10 megaton CO2 uit de lucht. Doe mee met de gebundelde voorinschrijving voor SDE++.

Neem deel aan de CO2 Open

Seaweed Scaling Lab

As seaweed has a huge potential to remove carbon from the oceans and the atmosphere, we work closely with entrepreneurs to identify key scaling challenges.

Read more

Act now

Take part in our plan to draw 1500 gigaton CO2 out of the atmosphere this century and restore the global carbon balance. Join or invest in Climate Cleanup business ecosystems, donate to support the foundation, and stay tuned.


The network of organizations supporting Climate Cleanup.