Our history


  • Incorporated Blue Carbon S2C Pty Ltd (“BC-S2C”) in March 2022 (Head Company).
  • Incorporated BlueCarbon OnCountry Pty Ltd (BC-OC) in July 2022 (jointly owned by BC-S2C and Indigenous shareholders).
  • Evaluated 15 sites for our Blue Carbon Institute (BC-I) in Darwin.
  • Commenced BC-I stakeholder engagement and approvals on shortlisted sites.
  • Commenced appointing board and management team positions.
  • Commenced stakeholder engagement with landowners, traditional owners, Land Councils, Local, State/Territory, Federal Government and others.
  • Completed an initial site selection evaluation process for ~ 150 potential sites (desktop work and in-field reconnaissance).
  • Shortlisted project sites with large scale potential and completed pilot project design.
  • Commenced drafting a portfolio of commercial agreements at for various stages of project development.
  • Began assembling a consortium required to deliver the projects at scale.
  • Commenced in-field pilot projects as are necessary for carbon credit registration.
  • Commenced the building of a Project Developer and Trading Platform.
  • Started developing a portfolio of carbon offtake agreements and expressions of interest (EOIs) at various stages.
  • Commenced application process for an AFSL & CMS.
  • Commenced recruiting an Australian, Singapore and Indo-Pacific team.
  • Released several work packages to suppliers and contractors.


Blue Carbon S2C is backed by VanDyson Marine Fund and its partners.

The VanDyson Marine Fund is part of the VanDyson group of companies and is a philanthropy structure that supports businesses, organisations, charities, NGOs, and academic institutions (grantees) working on sustainable marine projects in Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Completion of significant environmental impact studies (EIS) and bankable feasibility studies (FEL 1,2, 3 and FEED).
  • Extensive community stakeholder engagement.
  • Successful project regulatory approvals (local, state and federal government).
  • Building and commissioning complex infrastructure projects in remote areas.
  • Delivering projects on time, on budget, on specification and safely.
  • Operating large-scale infrastructure and logistics solutions.
  • Generating long-term well-paid jobs and career pathways (urban and remote areas).
  • Creating shareholder wealth in the form of share price growth and dividends.
  • Contributing economically through taxes, royalties, employee wages and supporting suppliers.
  • Long-term community investment.
  • Funding predevelopment and development stages (equity, sub-debt and debt).
  • Commercially successful and sustainable business models that can scale.


The story of Blue Carbon S2C reflects VanDyson Investments’ track record of founding, investing in and managing several successful ESG-focused infrastructure projects at scale across Australia. These projects have successfully demonstrated:

  • Completion of significant environmental impact studies (EIS) and bankable feasibility studies (FEL 1,2, 3 and FEED).
  • Extensive community stakeholder engagement.
  • Successful project regulatory approvals (local, state and federal government).
  • Building and commissioning complex infrastructure projects in remote areas.
  • Delivering projects on time, on budget, on specification and safely.
  • Operating large-scale infrastructure and logistics solutions.
  • Generating long-term well-paid jobs and career pathways (urban and remote areas).
  • Creating shareholder wealth in the form of share price growth and dividends.
  • Contributing economically through taxes, royalties, employee wages and supporting suppliers.
  • Long-term community investment.
  • Funding predevelopment and development stages (equity, sub-debt and debt).
  • Commercially successful and sustainable business models that can scale.