• THE 3 MAIN ACTORS

    Develop an institutional environment favorable to long-term investments

    The R20 is a public partner - aiming to help develop long-term and bankable projects at the sub-national level.

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  • LATEST NEWS FROM R20

    Keep up-to-date with our latest activities

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  • REGIONS IN ACTION

    Mobilize the regions of the world to be the leaders for green growth

    The R20 supports regions to develop policy and a portfolio of bankable projects for transitioning to the green economy.

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  • TECHNOLOGIES IN ACTION

    Clean technologies: a green revolution

    The use of long-lasting technologies stimulates local economies, creates new jobs, protects natural resources and improves public health.

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  • FINANCE IN ACTION

    Public - Private investors: partners for the green economy

    Through a robust network of public - private investors the R20 facilitates investments in low-carbon projects within the member regions.

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  • DIPLOMACY IN ACTION

    Arnold Schwarzenegger's green crusade

    The founder of the R20 leads the fight against climate change via renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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  • EE Global
    EE Global

    Event: R20 is attending the EE Global Forum, the leading energy efficiency event. Washington DC, May 20-21, 2014.

Welcome to the
Regions 20 website

The R20-Regions of Climate Action is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and other global leaders in cooperation with the United Nations.

The R20 is a coalition of partners led by regional governments that work to promote and implement projects that are designed to produce local economic and environmental benefits in the form of reduced energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions; strong local economies; improved public health; and new green jobs. These local actions can help the world achieve our shared global environmental and economic goals.

Featured news

Featured projects

Region: State of Rio, Brazil

The R20 is working with the municipality of Rio to develop financial mechanisms in order to shift all the street lights of the city...

Oran, Algeria: The R20 is working with the Wilaya of Oran in Algeria toward an objective of Zero Waste for the Region. The 3 years...

Region: Delta State, Nigeria

Delta State, Nigeria: In cooperation with local engineers the R20 is promoting household biogas digester. Those small buried...

Contact Information

R20 Headquarters
48 Chemin Du Grand Montfleury
CH 1290 Versoix, Geneva, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 755 65 45
Fax: +41 22 755 65 49
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R20 USA
2601 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 311
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-664-0300
Fax: 310-664-0305
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Official Arnold Schwarzenegger website