Projects

Untapped Opportunities for Climate Action: An Assessment of Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Untapped Opportunities for Climate Action: An Assessment of Food Systems in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
Food systems not only contribute to and are significantly affected by climate change, but they are also a crucial part of the solutions urgently needed to keep global warming below 1.5°C by 2050.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement

Assessing the Zero-Deforestation Supply Chain Movement
Climate Focus is currently undertaking an assessment of the zero-deforestation supply chain movement for the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020).

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update

Platform for Information and Dialogue in the Colombian Amazon (PID) update
During 2017 the PID project organized a number of capacity building workshops, multi-stakeholder meetings and published over 60 articles.

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.