Our Unique Approach

R20 – Regions of Climate Action is developing a pipeline of green infrastructure projects in waste optimization, renewable energy and energy efficiency by bringing together public authorities, technology partners and financial investors.

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Our  Achievements

Algeria
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Initiated in Oran in 2013, the Zero Waste, Energy Efficiency and Capacity Building » is one of R20's largest programmes.
Brazil
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Initiated in Rio de Janeiro in 2014, this programme is one of R20's flagship energy efficiency programmes and involves working with over 40 cities in Brazil
Nigeria
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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.
China
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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.

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Up to USD 1.4 billion to finance clean infrastructure projects in Africa
Up to USD 1.4 billion to finance clean infrastructure projects in Africa

Leaders from politics, business, finance and civil society, gathered in New York city on September 26th for the second edition of the One Planet Summit to demonstrate progress on commitments taken in December 2017 and further engage public and private actors on climate action. On this occasion, new announcements aiming at strengthening climate commitments, mobilizing

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The R20 Austrian World Summit: Inspiring pioneers towards a sustainable future
The R20 Austrian World Summit: Inspiring pioneers towards a sustainable future

The R20 Austrian World Summit held in Vienna on May 15th, 2018 gathered high-ranking officials, decision-makers, businesses, investors and climate experts dedicated to showcase, promote and implement the Paris Climate Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With the objective of building bridges between key stakeholders and a focus on sharing ideas, skills and

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The Sub-national Climate Fund Africa on good tracks for 2018
The Sub-national Climate Fund Africa on good tracks for 2018

Officially announced at COP23 in Bonn on Nov. 14th, the Sub-national Climate Fund Africa (SnCF Africa) is making strong progress ahead of the R20 Austrian World Summit. Following the official announcement of SnCF Africa and dedicated panel at COP23 back in November 2017, support for this first-of-its kind initiative has been growing and important milestones

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Feasibility studies underway.
Feasibility studies underway.

Fully operational since Q4 of 2017, our Pre-Investment Facilities (PIFs) are currently performing various feasibility studies for Waste valorization, Renewable Energy and LED street lighting infrastructure projects in Africa. Key components of the R20 Value Chain, Pre-Investment Facilities (PIFs) are innovative financial mechanism established in partnership with corporate partners to help project developers perform feasibility

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