We are working along seven major service lines, with a number of cross-cutting areas of expertise, including project design, capacity building, consultations and training, legal and data analysis as well as scientific research and communication.
Adaptation to climate change needs to be considered in development and sectoral planning processes in order to mitigate climate risks and enhance the resilience of livelihoods, ecosystems, and businesses.Read more
To tackle climate change and achieve a transition to a clean and resilient economy, an extraordinary mobilization of finance must be made. Our mission is to accelerate sustainable, climate-smart investments, and integrate climate considerations into financial products, services, and policies and to help understand the efficiency of the investment and identify investment gaps.Read more
Environmental management informs decision making by describing and monitoring environmental changes, predicting future changes, and attempting to maximize human benefit and to minimize environmental degradation due to human activities.Read more
The conservation and sustainable management of forests is a key element in the fight to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Each year, forests are responsible for removing more than a quarter of all CO₂ emissions. Moreover, they store more carbon, which could be released if they are destroyed, than existing and readily exploitable fossil reserves.Read more
Social and Environmental Safeguards or Standards are used by development banks, conservation and funding institutions to ensure that potential social and environmental risks of activities they support have been duly considered from the time of planning through to the time after implementation has finished.Read more
Strategic Planning is a systematic process of envisioning a desired future and translating this vision into broadly defined goals or objectives and a sequence of steps to achieve them.Read more
By the year 2050 more than two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities. This phenomenal transformation happening at accelerating rates, particularly in small and medium sized cities in developing countries, presents an enormous challenge and a unique opportunity.Read more