New Zero-Carbon Service Station

July 2023: CFG collaborating on Zero-Carbon design of Stannington Services, A1

Sustainable Energy Solutions

June 2023: CFG is proud to work on Neven Sidor’s RIBA award winning ‘Ponds Rough’

New Team Member

May 2023: We're excited to welcome Prue to the team to manage business operations

R&D Grant Received

Dec 2022: CFG awarded LoCase grant to develop decarbonisation platform

Smart Microgrid Audit

Dec 2022: CFG delivers asset audit for BRE smart microgrid project with Power Transition

Energy & Ecology Innovation

Dec 2022: CFG engaged to help plan Paragraph 80 projects in Northamptonshire and Suffolk

Solar Upgrade

Oct 2022: Bay Trust commissions CFG to implement solar upgrade to Pines Calyx

Carbon Capture R&D

Oct 2022: CFG undertakes R&D into a unique continuous-batch biochar kiln

CFG Against Greenwashing

Sep 2022: CFG Receives Anti Greenwash Chartership

RTAP International Launch

Aug 2022: RTAP is helping Canadian farm undertake greenhouse regeneration

Skilgate: From Good to Great

July 2022: Strategy delivered to empower a low emission farm to achieve net zero

Edmond Rube

Edmond is a board member and advisor to the Carbon Free Group, a philanthropist and investor with a background in process engineering and product development with 35 years’ experience in engineering, materials enhancement and sustainable construction and innovation.

After a solid grounding in the pharmaceutical glass industry and five years travelling in the Americas, Edmond returned to the UK in the mid 80s to set up an engineering works to develop various inventions and fabrication solutions focused on process optimisation and enhanced speed of production. At Anchor Glass Edmond developed pharmaceutical valves that doubled the speed of production whilst maintaining product integrity.

Inventions include a software encryption method for print methodologies working with Codem. Unbreakable QR like codes were developed to support marketing purposes as used by Fortune 500 businesses including Coca Cola and Toyota. He designed a tamper proof fastener for specialist tools used in transport and hardware applications, called Holloloc. More recently he has prototyped a process to support a grain-based, gluten-free meat alternative suitable for multiple food applications.

Edmond has worked on pioneering sustainable buildings including the Pines Clayx and Furnace Brook Fisheries and has developed a self-build refurbishment at his home in Kent using low embodied energy materials including cork insulation, retrofitting the building to near Passivhaus standards. As the developer he has completed small scale housing projects in Reading, Berkshire.

Edmond is a Director of Guard Global who develop software systems architecture, provide legal and governance frameworks and IT solutions for sustainable development projects with a focus on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.

Edmond is also a trustee of the environmental charity The Bay Trust. He is committed to environmental protection and has an active interest and in-depth knowledge in the DLT and blockchain space, currently working on Power Transition an energy trading, microgrid management platform.