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" programme is one of R20's largest.
Brazil
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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.
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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PlastiCircular : The New Age of Plastic
PlastiCircular : The New Age of Plastic

Last Tuesday (Nov. 6, 2018), R20 welcomed key stakeholders – Dow-DuPont, Danone, Nestle, PepsiCo, Veolia, Suez, WBCSD, IUCN, WWF, etc. – to kick off PlastiCircular, a new initiative that aims to create a resilient market for plastic collection and recycling through the implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility for post-consumer packaging in developing countries. The one-day

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Climate leaders share stories with purpose at Talanoa Dialogue
Climate leaders share stories with purpose at Talanoa Dialogue

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chair of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute and R20, partnered with the Prime Minister of Fiji and COP23 President Frank Bainimarama to convene a meeting that brought together key actors and thought leaders. The meeting focused on the impact of sub-national financial systems and explored how joint public/private financing can support low-carbon and climate

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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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