Our Unique Approach

R20 – Regions of Climate Action is accelerating the implementation of green infrastructure projects in the field of waste optimization, renewable energy and energy efficiency by “connecting the dots” between public authorities, technology
partners and financial investors.

Our  Achievements

Algeria
Initiated in Oran in 2013, the "Zero Waste, Energy Efficiency, and Capacity Building" programme is one of R20's largest. Read More
Brazil
Initiated in Rio de Janeiro in 2014, the LED Street Lighting programme has been successful in over 40 cities and has become one of R20's flagship energy efficiency programmes. Read More
Nigeria
Initiated in 2013 under the driving force of the Government of Delta State, the TACC programme has led to the implementation of a number of community-level projects. Read More
China
This project was undertaken in close collaboration with the Dapeng New District Government with the aim to optimize the waste management value chain in the district.Read More

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R20 and ISWA, the International Solid Waste Association, renewed their MoU for a new era of cooperation in accelerating the building of sustainable waste management infrastructure
R20 and ISWA, the International Solid Waste Association, renewed their MoU for a new era of cooperation in accelerating the building of sustainable waste management infrastructure

R20, with its new flagship initiative: the Subnational Climate Fund (the SCF), a blended finance impact fund formed to pursue attractive risk-adjusted returns for private investors while generating measurable and certified climate, environmental and social impacts, has concluded with ISWA an updated MoU that aims to accelerate the building of sustainable waste management infrastructure, especially

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Webinars – Subnational Climate Fund (SCF) Project Submission Platform presentation
Webinars – Subnational Climate Fund (SCF) Project Submission Platform presentation

R20, on behalf of the SCF Technical Assistance (SCF TA) team, organized four regional webinars per SCF region to present the project submission platform as follows :  Mediterranean – Balkans : 24 February 2022 (10:00 CET) Africa : 01 March 2022 (09:00 CET) Asia Pacific : 09 March 2022 (09:00 CET) Latin America – Caribbean : 15

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Find out more about R20 presentation at the Innovate4water event in Geneva
Find out more about R20 presentation at the Innovate4water event in Geneva

R20 Foundation organized a session on the theme of “Blended Finance for Infrastructure Investment” at the Innovate4water event, held in Geneva on the March 2, with the following presentations : Subnational Climate Fund – David Albertani, CEO, R20 Foundation Fund certification – Margaret Kim, CEO, Gold Standard Investing in Nature-based Solutions – Gerard Bos, Head –

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Presentation of the Subnational Climate Fund (SCF) to ORU FOGAR and its members
Presentation of the Subnational Climate Fund (SCF) to ORU FOGAR and its members

On February 10, Christophe Nuttall, Senior Advisor of R20 and his team presented the Subnational Climate Fund to the President of ORU Fogar, Rachid el Abdi. This fund is dedicated exclusively to regional projects to face the challenges of climate change, with projects in the field of renewable energy, waste management, water sanitation or agriculture.

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