Projects

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance

Climate Focus to support the West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance
With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the context in which market mechanisms can be used has changed, leading to new challenges.

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica

Supporting the design of an emissions levy for Costa Rica
Climate Focus and its partners are supporting the Ministry of Environment of Energy of Costa Rica (MINAE) in the design of an emissions levy for mobile and stationary sources.

Reducing carbon emissions with Carbonbay and Nuetech solar water heaters in India

Reducing carbon emissions with Carbonbay and Nuetech solar water heaters in India
Climate Focus and partners assist Carbonbay and Nuetech Solar to register its project activities under the Clean Development Mechanism of the UNFCCC (first credits sold).

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment

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.

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)

Catalytic Sustainable Agribusiness Investment Project (CSAI)
Climate Focus has joined forces with SNV and UNIQUE to implement a two year USAID-funded initiative that aims to promote climate-smart agricultural development in East Africa.

Assessing Public and Private Financing of the Low Carbon Development in the Orinoquía Region

Assessing Public and Private Financing of the Low Carbon Development in the Orinoquía Region
Climate Focus in conjunction with Centro de Estudios de la Orinoquía is working to support the Government of Colombia and the World Bank in identifying regional low emissions development opportunities

Design and development of Chile's National Forest and Environmental Fund

Design and development of Chile's National Forest and Environmental Fund
Climate Focus together with Sud Austral has been commissioned by the Chilean forest agency (CONAF) and UNDP to develop the design and pilot transactions for a National Forest and Environmental Fund.

World Bank Pilot Auction Facility: Exploring opportunities for going beyond the pilot phase

World Bank Pilot Auction Facility: Exploring opportunities for going beyond the pilot phase
Climate Focus together with its partners has been appointed to manage the project and provide consulting services for the World Bank's Pilot Auction Facility (PAF) for Climate Change Mitigation.

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline
African countries call for the continuation of a reformed Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Climate finance strategy development for WakaWaka, a solar lighting company

Climate finance strategy development for WakaWaka, a solar lighting company
Climate Focus is assisting WakaWaka ('Shine Bright' in Swahili), a manufacturer of high-tech, low-cost solar-powered lamps and chargers, in defining its carbon asset development strategy.

Chinese CER project due diligences

Chinese CER project due diligences
As part of the country's twelfth five-year-plan, China has been paving the way towards a national Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Climate Focus has been working on due diligence assignments since 2013

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-related Instruments

Fostering Climate Action through Trade-related Instruments
This Climate Focus-led project supports the EU Commission and DG Climate Action to actively engage in trade negotiations and further the EU's climate goals through its trade policy and agreements.

Climate Finance for Railway Development in Ethiopia

Climate Finance for Railway Development in Ethiopia
Climate Focus and Carbon Africa are supporting the Ethiopian Railway Corporation in securing international climate finance for its low carbon transport plans in Ethiopia.