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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Make the Planet Great Again
Make the Planet Great Again

Arnold Schwarzenegger was at the One Planet Summit in Paris to celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Aside from his notorious selfie with French President, Emmanuel Macron, Schwarzenegger had an important message about the power of cities and regions to deliver on the Paris Agreement. “Do not worry about the United States dropping

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Region Ile-de-France taking the lead for G20’s regions to join R20 for investment lobbying.
Region Ile-de-France taking the lead for G20’s regions to join R20 for investment lobbying.

In parallel with the One Planet Summit, Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Valérie Pécresse, President of the Ile-de-France Region, and Jérôme Chatrier, Vice President of the Ile-de-France Region in charge of economy and labor, in order to prepare the creation of a consortium of top G20 regions that would be welcomed as new members of the

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Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Anne Hidalgo to tackle air pollution
Arnold Schwarzenegger joins Anne Hidalgo to tackle air pollution

On the eve of the One Planet Summit, Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived on a green bicycle at the Paris City Hall where he joined Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40, to demonstrate the health benefits of climate and air pollution policies for cities and regions. Together, they presented the findings of a new

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European Commission, Global Covenant of Mayors and R20 announce cooperation on innovative sustainable investment at sub-national level in developing countries.
European Commission, Global Covenant of Mayors and R20 announce cooperation on innovative sustainable investment at sub-national level in developing countries.

A joint venture involving the European Commission, the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) and R20 was announced at the One Planet Summit in Paris on Tuesday. Aiming to support the identification, structuring and development of bankable low carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects from African sub-national authorities, including financing through the SnCF Africa managed by

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