Projects

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment

New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) Progress Assessment
Climate Focus and the NYDF Assessment Partners released the 6th edition of the NYDF Progress Assessment Report in fall 2020, with a focus on extractive industries, infrastructure and basic needs.

Climate Finance Innovators – Linking carbon markets with climate finance in Africa

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.

Sun in the City

Sun in the City
Seeing is believing: that’s the idea behind our Sun in the City initiative (“Zon in de Stad” in Dutch) that encourages city dwellers to power their houses and apartments by solar panels.

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.

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative

Climate Focus and Koru Climate to lead CDM transition initiative
An initiative led by Climate Focus and Koru Climate analyses options for taking elements of the CDM forward and provide a platform for interested parties to discuss and refine them.

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).

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.

Lowering Cities Carbon Emissions - New Climate Finance Options

Lowering Cities Carbon Emissions - New Climate Finance Options
The World Bank mandated Climate Focus with its consortium partners to explore ways in which to mobilize climate finance to support mitigation actions in cities.

Integrated Approach to Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in Central Asia

Integrated Approach to Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change in Central Asia
Climate Focus supported the NAMA design process in developing approaches for structuring measuring and implementing large-scale retrofit programs to improve insulation in residential buildings.

Emissions Benchmarking for the Cement Industry in Kazakhstan

Emissions Benchmarking for the Cement Industry in Kazakhstan
Climate Focus with Greenstream, Eneco and Whitehopleman have developed a low-carbon development roadmap describing technological options to reduce the carbon impact of emissions in the cement sector.

International Cooperation under the Paris Agreement

International Cooperation under the Paris Agreement
Climate Focus and NIRAS, a leading Danish consultancy, have been providing independent expert advice to the Swedish Government on international cooperation in climate change mitigation initiatives.

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.