General Carbon Pte Ltd
We interviewed Vinodini Chitrakaran, VP Transactions at General Carbon to learn more about her experience of setting up General Carbon Singapore Pte Ltd.
Case Study - 01/01/2015
Company Name: General Carbon Pte Ltd
Client Since: 2009
Business Type: Limited Exempt Private Company
Hawksford's team provided the following services:
Tell us more about General Carbon.
General Carbon offers professional services across the carbon value chain, from identification to commercialization of emission reduction assets. Currently, we have execution experience in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.
General Carbon has an emission asset portfolio achieved by conceptualizing, co-developing and financing robust emission reduction projects. Our team has demonstrated a strong track record of project delivery, combined with risk mitigation and structuring capabilities.
What got you interested in starting your business in Singapore?
Singapore is a very business-friendly country and it offers a fantastic location advantage for building a business in Asia Pacific. Besides carbon, the alternative energy industry is booming in Asia and it is critical to have regional presence.
How did we help you along the way?
[Hawksford] assisted us in setting up the operations in Singapore, including employment pass applications, bank account formalities and filing tax returns. On top of that, we frequently consult [Hawksford] for their valuable advice on administrative issues and updates on regulations that impact our business.
How would you describe your experience working with us?
We have interacted with several members of the [Hawksford] team, and all of them have been very consistent in addressing our queries promptly and precisely. It is a great relief to us that all the information relevant to running a business in Singapore is at their fingertips and we know that we can easily rely on them.
What are your plans in the future for your company?
We will continue to expand our operations across Asia Pacific.
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