In this twentieth edition of GCF insight, we revisit a topic featured in our 10th GCF insight and examine the challenges faced in stakeholder engagement and country ownership in GCF project design and development. Read more
Take a look at some of our highlights from 2021: A continuing commitment to mobilising climate finance for adaptation and mitigation; driving private sector change for climate action; Recovery and Resilience in the workplace and across the sector. Read more
E Co. kicked off the Climate Finance Access Network Advisors training programme this February. The programme, designed by E Co. in collaboration with our partners, will be supporting advisors in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu in unlocking climate finance. Read more
On the 4th February 2022, E Co. CEO Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer visited MSc Climate change, Management and Finance (CCMF) students at Imperial College Business School, reflecting upon key lessons learned over the past 22 years of building E Co. Read more
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Many vulnerable nations, especially SIDS and African countries, called for significantly more support to close the adaptation gap and find solutions to loss and damage at COP26. E Co. Marcus Arcanjo analyses the outcomes of COP26 and discusses the future of adaptation in climate finance. Read more
One of the four official COP26 goals was to “secure global net zero by mid-century and keep 1.5 degrees within reach.” How close are we to making this a reality? In this latest article, E Co. Senior analyst Marcus Arcanjo reflects on mitigation ambitions and challenges from COP26. Read more
E Co. is delighted to endorse the eight principles of Locally Led Adaptation (LLA) Action, co-developed under the Global Commission on Adaptation, furthering our commitment to supporting context specific climate change responses through timely access to information, relationships and climate finance at local levels in developing countries. Read more
The ACT Alliance paper serves as a tool for information, discussion and decision making at COP 26 with intent to bring about a new climate-just financial framework that leaves no one behind. Learn more about the report and E Co's role in supporting it. Read more
Read about E Co's work revolving around understanding and implementing EU taxonomy into practice. The EU Taxonomy is a new, overarching, and robust platform to steer the EU market into a substantially more sustainable direction. Read more
In this nineteenth GCF insight report, learn about challenges faced by the private sector when working with the GCF and how they can be avoided or reduced in future project design and development. Read about stakeholder-informed suggestions for streamlining the project design process for the private sector. Read more
As of Septemrbe 2021, E Co. is now part of the Climate Finance Access Network (CFAN). E Co. will be working with CFAN as a climate finance training delivery partner. Read more
E Co. is delighted to announce that as of August 2021, E Co. is now part of the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP), as part of the UN Climate Action Summit (UNCAS). Read more
E Co. was selected once more to implement the second round of GGGI Indonesia's Call to submit project ideas to help project developers in Indonesia to refine their climate projects. Read more
E Co's experts Marijan Gajšak and Seth Landau were recently part of a engagement by the European Commission to work on moving Croatia towards a green recovery path. E Co's role involves addressing climate change in Croatia's recovery and resilience plan. Read more
In this eighteenth edition of GCF insight, we hear from stakeholders about the most common areas where they receive comments about their projects, including economic and financial elements, data availability and project activities. Learn about the challenges faced in trying to address these comments and our suggestions on potential ways forward. Read more
In this podcast series, E Co. CEO Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer speaks to those with recently approved GCF projects to dig deeper into the project design process. Our latest guests include Willy Kotska, Lisa Andon (MCT) and Dr Jo Puri (IFAD). Listen to the latest episodes now. Read more
How do you design a robust GCF project concept note? Over the last six weeks, E Co. has delivered training to participants in Rwanda to answer this question, with local government, NGOs, and private sector actors. Read more
E Co. provides tailored Green Climate Fund (GCF) training for NDAs and project developers, both private and public sector, worldwide. We offer face-to-face and remote coaching, in addition to an online course platform. Read more
Did you know we've mobilised over USD $1 billion of climate finance? And 98% of our projects have been successfully funded across donors such as Green Climate Fund (GCF). Read more
We are a team of specialist consultants who help our clients devise projects that have greater impact & funding success. We are committed to low-carbon, climate resilient development and apply our interdisciplinary experience to think more deeply about the complex social, technical, financial, political & economic interactions that affect projects.
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