E Co. institute training calendar – 2020/21 – workshops, webinars & more

Upcoming E Co. institute training events – 2020/21

We provide training and capacity building for project developers worldwide.

Throughout the year, we will be delivering various free-to-attend training webinars, workshops and other activities in order to further support those seeking to access climate finance.

We’ll be sharing the invitations in our monthly Latest Thinking newsletter (you can sign up to receive them) and we’ll be sharing the event calendar updates here, so please keep an eye out.

For further resources, visit our Further Thinking page

1. Webinar: ‘Decoding GCF B.27 + GPIC 2020 with GCF insight #16 – project pipelines and prioritisation’

Where: Online 
When: Tuesday, 24 November, 10:30 and 14:30 GMT
Who: Dr. Silvia Emili, Ben Bartle, Imelda Phadtare, Sadie DeCoste Grant Ballard-Tremeer and more guests
Register your place here

About: In this upcoming session, Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer and the E Co. team will be bringing you our consultant analysis on the latest updates of the world’s largest climate fund – the Green Climate Fund (GCF). We’ll be joined by several special guest speakers.

Senior consultant, Imelda Phadtare will be discussing key issues and takeaways emerging from the virtual GCF Private Investment for Climate conference (GPIC2020) in October. Senior consultant, Ben Bartle and Analyst, Sadie DeCoste the GCF 27th Meeting of the Board (B.27) in November 2020.

Senior consultant, Dr Silvia Emili will also be discussing the findings from our recently published 16th GCF insight report, ‘How are Green Climate Fund projects developed and prioritised?’, exploring the latest stakeholder approaches and experiences in developing and prioritising climate finance and GCF project pipelines. This builds on our 15th edition, exploring the impacts of the global pandemic on GCF project development. Join us to hear these insights, straight from the stakeholders themselves.

Register your place at one of our sessions: We’ll be holding two sessions to help you more easily join our live discussions. So, choose from 10:30 GMT or 14:30 GMT, depending on your timezone.

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2. Webinar: ‘How to prepare a successful market barrier analysis: an introduction’ (free)

What are they, how to identify them, and why are they important for your project?

This workshop is now over. Get your replay kit here.

Where: Online 
When: 11 August, 12-1pm BST (GMT+1)
Who: Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer

About: It can be a challenge to keep up to date with the evolving requirements of the different funds and be able to develop effective proposals rapidly. This workshop is designed for you if you’re involved in the project development process and seeking to address the specific needs of your chosen country and match the priorities of funders and key stakeholders, at the appropriate scale.

In this latest E Co. institute training workshop, we will be introducing a number of key concepts and approaches, including:

  1. What are market barriers and why are they important? (Key components of a market barrier analysis)
  2. How can we identify them? (Resources and assessment tools)
  3. What are the different ways to examine and communicate market barriers? (Resources and assessment tools)

Do come prepared with your specific questions on market barriers and barrier analyses and we’ll do our best to answer them. We can also answer any questions on market barriers tailored to specific funds, such as: GCF, AF, NAMA Facility, GEF, among others.

2. Webinar: ‘Decoding GCF B.26 + GCF insight #15 – COVID-19’

This workshop is now over. Get your replay kit here.

Where: Online
When: 3 September
Who: Dr Grant Ballard-Tremeer, Jamal Gore, Ben Bartle, Diana Dorman

About: In this upcoming session, the E Co. team will be bringing you our consultant analysis on the latest updates of the world’s largest climate fund – Green Climate Fund (GCF).

E Co. Senior consultant Ben Bartle will be discussing key issues and takeaways emerging from the Green Climate Fund 26th Meeting of the Board (B.26). Special guests to be announced.

Principal consultant, Jamal Gore will also be discussing the ‘Impacts of COVID-19 on GCF projects’ from our 15th GCF insight report, released ahead of B.26. Learn what GCF project developers around the globe have to say about how the pandemic is affecting and anticipated to affect project development in the long term. Guest speakers to be confirmed.


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