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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 to companies across the globe. 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

2020 NYDF Progress Assessment Report: Balancing forests and development
The 2020 NYDF Progress Assessment report focuses on the complimentary Goals 3 and 4: Reducing deforestation from large-scale infrastructure and extractive industries as well as driven by basic needs.
Article 6 Piloting: State of Play and Stakeholder Experiences
This report is the 3rd edition of a series that started in 2019. It provides an updated overview of all aspects related to piloting and operationalisation of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement .
Unlocking Smallholder Finance for Sustainable Agriculture In Southeast Asia
This report, produced by Climate Focus in partnership with WWF Germany, presents the business case for smallholders to transition to sustainable farming practices.

Highlighted projects

Climate Finance Innovators – Linking carbon markets with climate finance in Africa
Climate Finance Innovators develops scalable climate financing models in Ethiopia, Senegal and Uganda and links them with market mechanisms under the Paris Agreement and the Green Climate Fund.
easyJet carbon-neutral initiative
In 2019, easyJet, with Climate Focus as its technical advisor, became the first ‘carbon-neutral’ airline, compensating all its flights-related emissions with carbon credits (8-10MtCO2e per year).
Overcoming barriers for implementing the Beef Zero-Deforestation Agreement in Colombia
With support from TFA, Climate Focus and its partners have developed a pilot project to monitor deforestation and traceability systems in the Meta department in the Orinoquía region of Colombia

Highlighted initiatives

PID Amazonía
The Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon was launched by Climate Focus, together with Red Caquetá Paz, CINDAP, Fundacion Natura and Akorde to promote forest conservation.
NYDF Progress Assessment
Climate Focus annually leads a network of civil society groups and research institutions in undertaking a progress assessment towards the 10 goals formulated by the New York Declaration of Forests.
The Voluntary Carbon Market Dashboard
The Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) Dashboard is a Climate Focus initiative that provides consolidated data on relevant carbon market metrics, as reported by the leading carbon standards.

News

30 April 2021
This new report presents the business case for smallholders in Southeast Asia to transition to sustainable farming practices and offers recommendations.
26 April 2021
Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck and Head of Environmental Markets at Gold Standard Hugh Salway discuss the role a voluntary carbon market can play in lowering GHG emissions.
22 April 2021
Climate Focus Co-Founder and Director Charlotte Streck shares lessons that look for ways to successfully reduce deforestation and address climate change.
09 April 2021
Increasingly, engineered carbon removal technologies are pitched against nature-based solutions to tackle the climate crisis—particularly in the voluntary carbon markets.
31 March 2021
Climate Focus is seeking trainees on an ongoing basis to join its team in Bogota. Recent postgraduates and advanced postgraduate students are both encouraged to apply.
23 March 2021
Climate Focus seeks a flexible and motivated individual who is highly organized, proactive, and committed to the company’s goals and values to join its DC office as Office Manager.