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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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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