Projects

Overcoming barriers for implementing the Beef Zero-Deforestation Agreement in Colombia

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

Technical Support to the World Bank’s Greenhouse Gas Accounting

Technical Support to the World Bank’s Greenhouse Gas Accounting
Climate Focus is acting as a third-party assessor for the mandatory accounting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) for all of the World Bank's investment project financing.

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.

Supporting strategic carbon pricing communication in Latin America

 Supporting strategic carbon pricing communication in Latin America
Climate Focus is supporting the strategic communication of Latin America’s first two emissions trading systems (ETS), in Mexico and Colombia.

Barriers and opportunities in implementing zero-deforestation commitments in Colombia

Barriers and opportunities in implementing zero-deforestation commitments in Colombia
Climate Focus, in partnership with Solidaridad, is supporting Colombian companies in implementing zero-deforestation strategies to their operations in palm oil, cocoa, beef and dairy supply chains.

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.

Implementing zero-deforestation business models in cocoa and palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon

Implementing zero-deforestation business models in cocoa and palm oil in the Peruvian Amazon
Climate Focus and its partners are implementing a project to develop zero-deforestation business models for the cocoa and palm oil value chains in Ucayali, in the Amazon rainforest in Peru.

Considering Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions

Considering Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions
Climate Focus, on behalf of WWF, is developing guidance for governments on how to enhance food systems and leverage their associated mitigation and adaptation opportunities under the Paris Agreement.

Cocoa smallholder decision-making and supply chain sustainability initiatives in West Africa

Cocoa smallholder decision-making and supply chain sustainability initiatives in West Africa
Understanding the factors influencing smallholders’ adoption of sustainable practices to reduce cocoa-driven deforestation and promote restoration.

easyJet carbon-neutral initiative

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).

Identifying drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable

Identifying drivers for soy and cattle producers to become more sustainable
Climate Focus, on behalf of the Meridian Institute, conducted a study to identify major incentives and drivers for soy and cattle producers to make their operations more sustainable.

Enhancing Attractiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investments in Kenya

Enhancing Attractiveness of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) Investments in Kenya
Climate Focus collaborated with SNV and UNIQUE to increase the volume of private capital deployed in Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) ventures.

Driving Private Sector Action in the Cocoa & Forests Initiative

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).

Implementing Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in the Solid Waste Sector in Peru

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.

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.