News

19 March 2018

The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance hold first workshop in Senegal

The West African Alliance on Carbon Markets and Climate Finance has held its first workshop in Saly, Senegal. Climate Focus supports the Alliance as a technical partner and steering committee member.
12 March 2018

Finance options and instruments for eco-based adaptation

Climate Focus shared insights into the application of EbA-relevant finance sources and instruments during a recent webinar organized by GIZ.
08 February 2018

Gold Standard for Global Goals transition rules update

From 1 March 2018 onwards, all registered Gold Standard activities are required to transition to the new Gold Standard for Global Goals (“GS4GG”).
25 January 2018

Zero-deforestation Commodity Supply Chains by 2020: Are We on Track?

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of this new report prepared for the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
22 January 2018

COP23 - Fiji/Bonn - Progress in two zones

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of its latest brief summarising the main outcomes of COP23.
02 January 2018

Climate Finance for Clean and Efficient Cookstoves

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of an article on Climate Finance for Clean and Efficient Cookstoves in Boiling Point, a practitioner’s journal for household energy and stoves.
12 December 2017

STATEMENT: Call for action on finance for forests

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.
24 October 2017

NEW REPORT: Taking a Bite out of Climate Change: Why we should stop eating too much beef

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.
24 October 2017

NEW RESEARCH: How Improved Land Use Can Contribute to the 1.5°C Goal of the Paris Agreement

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the release of a new report which presents a roadmap of action for the land sector to meet its necessary contribution to the Paris Agreement.
24 October 2017

JUST RELEASED: Progress on the New York Declaration on Forests – Finance for Forests Goals 8 and 9 Assessment Report

Climate Focus, on behalf of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Assessment Partners, is pleased to announce the release of the third annual NYDF Progress Assessment.
26 September 2017

Commodities and Forests Agenda 2020 launched by the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

We are delighted to announce that this report is now available. Published to coincide with Climate Week NYC 2017, the report proposes a set of priorities to address commodity-driven deforestation.
21 September 2017

Catalyzing sustainable cocoa

Climate Focus continues to work on sustainable cocoa, focusing on identifying the incentives required for smallholder cocoa farmers to produce forest and climate-smart cocoa.
21 September 2017

Release of the Gold Standard for Global Goals

Climate Focus has carried out an extensive review of the Gold Standard's new standard, the 'Gold Standard for the Global Goals' ("GS4GG"), regarding new requirements for all Gold Standard projects.
23 May 2017

Facebook Live Innovate4Climate (I4C) Interview with Charlotte Streck

Join Charlotte Streck on Facebook Live for the launch of our new report, 'Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain'.
22 May 2017

Climate Focus announces release of publication "Eliminating Deforestation from the Cocoa Supply Chain"

Climate Focus, in collaboration with its partners, is pleased to announce the release of this new publication which examines and analyzes the cocoa supply chain and its associated deforestation.
18 May 2017

Come meet us at the Innovate4Climate conference in Barcelona, 22-25 May

Our team will be attending the Innovate 4 Climate conference in Barcelona. Meet us in the German Pavilion and join us on Wednesday, May 24, 4pm - 5pm for the launch of our new publication.
14 May 2017

Linking the Clean Development Mechanism with the Green Climate Fund: Insights from Practitioners and Decision Makers in Africa

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of this report providing views from African stakeholders on whether and how the CDM and the GCF can mutually benefit from each other's strengths.
13 February 2017

Third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment report to be released early November 2017

Climate Focus and NYDF Assessment Partners are currently working on the third edition of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment Report to be released in early November 2017.
05 February 2017

Climate Focus to attend the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, 13 - 16 February, 2017

Under our USAID Climate Smart Agriculture project, Climate Focus will be attending AFIF 2017, a business platform that aims to strengthen entrepreneurship and promote access to finance in Africa.
31 January 2017

Climate Focus COP 22 Briefing Note

This recently published Climate Focus briefing note on COP 22 in Marrakech provides a brief overview of developments in the areas of mitigation, finance and market mechanisms and REDD+.
28 November 2016

Climate Focus carries out study on standardized crediting framework for scaling up energy access programs

Climate Focus is pleased to announce the publication of this study prepared with Carbon Limits which explores new approaches for scaling up energy access initiatives.
15 November 2016

PRESS RELEASE - Ministerial Forest Event - COP 22 Tues 15 November at 5.30pm

Global, national, and civil society leaders and Ministers worldwide joined together today at a high-level event to announce the range of forest actions that are advancing global climate goals.