About Climate focus

Climate Focus is a pioneering international advisory company and think tank that provides advice to governments and multilateral organizations, non-governmental and philanthropic organizations, and the private sector. We support our clients with shaping and navigating through international and domestic climate policies, accessing climate finance, and engaging with new climate mechanisms and cooperative approaches.


Highlighted publications

Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests: Finance for Forests - Goals 8 and 9 Assessment Report
The 2017 NYDF Progress Assessment is the third in a series of annual reports on progress toward the goals of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF).
How Improved Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement
Climate Focus’ How Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement develops a roadmap of action for the land-use sector to meet its necessary contribution to the Paris Agreement.
Taking a Bite Out of Climate Change: Why We Should Stop Harming the Planet and Ourselves by Eating Too Much Beef
This Climate Focus publication – prepared for the Climate and Land Use Alliance – examines the impacts of beef production on the climate, human health, and tropical forests.

Highlighted project

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus, in collaboration with the NYDF Assessment Partners, released third edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report in October 2017, which focuses on climate finance for forest action.

Recent projects

With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the context in which market mechanisms can be used has changed, leading to new...
Climate Focus and its partners are supporting the Ministry of Environment of Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) in the design of an...
An initiative led by Climate Focus and Koru Climate analyses options for taking elements of the CDM forward and provide a...


15 December 2017
We have an immediate opening for an Office Manager/Personal Assistant to work part-time in our Berlin office.


12 December 2017
Climate Focus and partners are calling on the One Planet Summit to publicly elevate the importance of forests as a climate solution and agree on a concrete plan. Join us in spreading this message.
14 November 2017
We are pleased to announce that Charlotte Streck has co-authored this new report that seeks to stimulate cooperative action around REDD+ among countries in the context of the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017
Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report prepared for the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
24 October 2017
Climate Focus is pleased to release a new publication which explores the many reasons to reduce the consumption of beef – one of the key commodities driving deforestation.