GreenChar 

Country  Kenya
   
Beneficiaries              Rural households and women 
   
Project Description  GreenChar is a Kenyan social enterprise producing and distributing clean and affordable charcoal briquettes, made from agricultural waste. By supplying rural Kenyan households with clean energy cooking solutions at an affordable rate, Greenchar has been transforming traditional cooking methods into one that is smoke-free, sustainable and eco-friendly. Producing charcoal briquettes from recycled agricultural waste also helps in curbing local deforestation. In addition, the company provides training to rural women and youth on sales, financial literacy and micro-entrepreneurship. Please see more: http://www.greenchar.co.ke/
   
Scope of Legal Assistance Sidley is providing assistance with contracts and agreements with manufacturers, distributors, investors, shareholders and customers; establishing a corporate structure and registering carbon credits.  
   
Legal Team  Robert Ryan, Sarah Preisler, Paul Michael Jindra, Harini Mekala, Tanya Landon, Aisling Vaughan, Lauren Grau