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
On Wednesday, 14 July, the E Co. team gathered to deliver the latest project design analysis and fund updates from the 29th GCF Meeting of the Board, along with a further discussion on GCF insight #18 - Navigating GCF proposal feedback'. Get your replay kit now. 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
Learn more about the new Enhanced Direct Access (EDA) Pilot Programme is to enhance country ownership and boost climate finance access through a devolved decision-making process. Read more
In the third article of our Direct access fundamentals series, Senior analyst Marcus Arcanjo breaks down the GCF's Simplified Approval Process: its components, what projects are eligible & how well its working in its current form. Read more
In this seventeenth edition, we hear from stakeholders on their views on direct access - learn about the key benefits, challenges, knowledge gaps and approaches for improvement Read more
E Co. is to work with AECOM and other partners, including ENOVA, as the EBRD's green financing specialist to deliver the Green Financing Roadmaps framework. Read more
In this series, we examine each of the GCF's special assistance programmes to better understand the services available to project developers. Learn about the GCF Readiness programme in this first article. 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
Are there lessons to be gleaned? How can we make a climate-compatible return for economic growth? And how can this threat show us how to prepare for other risks? 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
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