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Berti Investments backs Ecometrica with £250,000 growth capital

14 Mar 2012

Environmental impact investment firm Berti Investments has backed UK-based green service providers Ecometrica with £250,000 of growth capital.

The Edinburgh company, which also has an office in Montreal, specialises in greenhouse gas accounting solutions, climate change policy, remote sensing and web-based programming.

Berti director Seth Tabatznik said, “At Berti Investments we aim to benefit society by investing in scalable businesses that can make a significant environmental impact.

“Ecometrica makes a perfect fit, with their market-leading solutions and in a sector with significant growth potential.

Berti was set up last year through a £5m loan from the Bertha Foundation to invest in innovative, growing UK businesses focusing on reducing carbon emissions.

It said all of its profits will be reinvested.

Tabatznik said, “Carbon accounting is becoming increasingly common for many large and mid-sized companies, due to a number of external pressures, and we’re seeing that the companies that have transparent greenhouse gas accounting processes in place are actually performing better.

“To put it simply, you can’t visibly improve what you can’t measure.”

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