Projects

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.

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.

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).

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.

Design options for integrated carbon pricing systems in Chile

Design options for integrated carbon pricing systems in Chile
Climate Focus and its partners, OfReC Regulation and Compliance and EBP, are advising the Chilean Ministry of Energy on design options for an integrated set of carbon pricing mechanisms.

PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers

PMR Carbon Tax Guide: A Handbook for Policy Makers
In this handbook, Climate Focus and partners provide a practical tool to help policy makers determine whether a carbon tax is the right instrument to achieve their climate change policy goals.

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.

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.

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline

Strengthening the African CDM pipeline
African countries call for the continuation of a reformed Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).

Climate finance strategy development for WakaWaka, a solar lighting company

Climate finance strategy development for WakaWaka, a solar lighting company
Climate Focus is assisting WakaWaka ('Shine Bright' in Swahili), a manufacturer of high-tech, low-cost solar-powered lamps and chargers, in defining its carbon asset development strategy.

Chinese CER project due diligences

Chinese CER project due diligences
As part of the country's twelfth five-year-plan, China has been paving the way towards a national Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). Climate Focus has been working on due diligence assignments since 2013

Climate Finance for Railway Development in Ethiopia

Climate Finance for Railway Development in Ethiopia
Climate Focus and Carbon Africa are supporting the Ethiopian Railway Corporation in securing international climate finance for its low carbon transport plans in Ethiopia.

Implementing a carbon finance programme under EBRD’s green credit line in Turkey

Implementing a carbon finance programme under EBRD’s green credit line in Turkey
Climate Focus is supporting the EBRD with the implementation of a carbon finance programme under the Mid-size Sustainable Energy Financing Facility (MidSEFF) in Turkey.