Building Capacities in Public-Private Financing for Renewable Energies in West Africa

February 17, 2017 On February 16, 2017, the Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) concluded a high-level capacity building conference in Dakar, Senegal on renewable energies and public-private financing targeting the West African region. The conference was a part of GSEP’s flagship capacity building series, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Sustainable Electricity Development. Organized in partnership with

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Pope Francis greets R20 Founding Chair, Arnold Schwarzenegger at General Audience

Wednesday, January 25th 2017 Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met with His Holiness Pope Francis after the general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. Mr Schwarzenegger thanked and congratulated Pope Francis for the Laudato Si’ Encyclical Letter on the Environment published May 24th 2015. Mr. Schwarzenegger presented to Pope Francis the environmental and energy efficiency legacy achieved

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Egis and R20 sign partnership agreement for sustainable waste management

         On Wednesday December 14th in Paris, an agreement was signed between Egis, an international consulting and engineering group and subsidiary of French Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), and R20, an international non-profit organization working to develop waste management, renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. The signing took place in the

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R20 and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announce first results of the 100 Climate Solutions Campaign as the first milestone for unlocking finance for sub-nationals

MARRAKESH, GENEVA and LOS ANGELES – 12 November, 2016 Following the entry into force of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement in November 2016, prior to COP 22, R20 Regions of Climate Action “R20” and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation “LDF” presented the results of the 100 Climate Solutions Project Campaign launched in April 2016. These results were highlighted

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