Projects

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.

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.

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).

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).

Climate Focus and partners developing suite of educational materials on carbon taxes

Climate Focus and partners developing suite of educational materials on carbon taxes
Climate Focus is working with the United Nations Institute for Training and Development (UNITAR) and Gnarly Tree Sustainability Institute to develop a suite of educational materials on carbon taxes.

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.

The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

The Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing
This guide, due to be published later this year, aims to support policymakers in communicating their carbon pricing policies to those audiences whose support is needed for the policy's success.

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.

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.