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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

Shifting finance towards sustainable land use: Aligning public incentives with the goals of the Paris Agreement
Globally, agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) drive about one-quarter of annual greenhouse gas emissions.
Policy Brief: Leveraging public procurement to promote sustainable diets in the European Union
Putting sustainable food procurement policies into practice across the European Union and its Member States has the potential to tackle environmental and health challenges…
Taking stock of national climate action for forests: Goal 7 Progress Report
The 2021 NYDF Assessment report focuses on Goal 7 of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF).

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

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.
Voluntary Carbon Market Global Dialogue
The VCM Global Dialogue provides a platform for host countries’ governments, private sector and civil society representatives in the global south to formulate how to make the VCM work on the ground.

Announcements

07 October 2021
Climate Focus is seeking to fill 6 new job vacancies across its offices.
30 June 2021
GRO is a multi-stakeholder initiative of leading data providers, think tanks, and restoration experts convening to fill data and information gaps, and increase the impact of existing initiatives such as the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the IUCN Restoration Barometer, and Restor.

News

20 October 2021
Climate Focus is looking to fill 6 new job vacancies across our offices.
12 October 2021
The 2021 NYDF Assessment report focuses on Goal 7 of the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF).
11 October 2021
Thiago Chagas and Danick Trouwloon discuss three key opportunities for governments to recalibrate financial regulations.
11 October 2021
Manuelita Montaño discusses the challenging reality of Colombia's land use sector, the opportunities for a rural green growth, and tapping into the potential to shift public finance.
11 October 2021
A new, collaborative set of publications seeks to support governments in their efforts to reorient finance flowing to the land sector.
06 October 2021
Putting sustainable food procurement policies into practice across the European Union and its Member States has the potential to tackle environmental and health challenges…