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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

Policy brief - Africa is getting ready for Article 6
Many African countries are keen to participate in Article 6 mechanisms under the Paris Agreement. For the successful use of carbon market mechanisms a well-designed multilateral rulebook is needed.
NYDF 2018 Progress Assessment: Goal 10 Report
The 4th edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment, focusing on forest governance, rule of law, and empowerment of indigenous peoples, reveals that crime counteracts commitments to end deforestation.
Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing
Effective communications are integral to designing and implementing a carbon price. The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing provides guidance on designing and implementing effective carbon pricing.

Highlighted projects

Drivers and Incentives that Lead Producers to Change Practices to More Sustainable Operations
Climate Focus, on behalf of the Meridian Institute, is working to identify major drivers or incentives that lead producers to change management and production practices to more sustainable operations.
Implementing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in the Solid Waste Sector in Peru
Climate Focus supports the governments of Perú and the Nordic countries in assessing opportunities for the Peruvian waste sector under Articles 6.2 and 6.4 of the Paris Agreement.
Driving Private Sector Action in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative
Climate Focus and partner Meridian Institute are supporting the World Bank, World Cocoa Foundation, and Cocoa/Chocolate companies as part of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI).

Highlighted initiatives

Zon in de Stad - Sun in the city
"Seeing is believing" is the idea behind the Sun in the City initiative that encourages city dwellers to power their houses and apartments with solar panels.
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.
  Rotterdamse Klimaatoproep – Rotterdam Climate Call for Action
Dozens of Rotterdam-based companies and organisations have joined forces to accelerate the leap to a low carbon economy in Europe’s largest port city.

News

11 January 2019
We have started 2019 by opening a branch office in Rotterdam. It is Climate Focus’s fifth office and the second one in the Netherlands, besides Amsterdam.
09 January 2019
COP24 marked a deadline to produce a rulebook on how to implement the provisions of the Paris Agreement that will apply from 2020 onwards. In this brief you can find our assessment of the conference.
22 December 2018
Join a webinar with the lead authors of the Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing to discuss their findings on 29 January 2019.
07 December 2018
Climate Focus is nominated for the Dutch European Movement ‘EuroNederlander’ Award, a prize for individuals and organizations that have contributed to the European cause and the debate on Europe.
29 November 2018
The 4th edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment, focusing on forest governance, rule of law, and empowerment of indigenous peoples, reveals that crime counteracts commitments to end deforestation.
02 October 2018
An alliance of forward-looking companies and hospitals, which serve 60 million meals annually, committed to reducing their food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2030.