Hiring: ESG & Impact Analyst
Hiring: ESG & Impact Analyst

R20, sponsor of the Subnational Climate Finance (SCF) initiative supported by the Green Climate Fund, is seeking an ESG and Impact Analyst for its activities within the SCF initiative and

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R20 at COP27
R20 at COP27

AS an NGO that has observer status to the UNFCCC, R20 will be present at COP27 in Sharm-El Sheik. On the Monday 14th of November from 16.45 to 18.15, we

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Newsletter June 2022
Newsletter June 2022

Newsletter June 2022

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France supports the R20 Foundation with a contribution of €100,000 to fight climate change in the Mediterranean.
France supports the R20 Foundation with a contribution of €100,000 to fight climate change in the Mediterranean.

The “Action Plan for the Mediterranean, an exemplary sea in 2030” (PAMEx 2030), is an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron. At COP 26 in Glasgow in 2021, it was

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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

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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

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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

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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

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New public – private financial mechanisms cooperation for climate action
New public – private financial mechanisms cooperation for climate action

During COP26, SCF representatives participated in panel discussion focused on mobilizing private sector capital for climate action. The event showcased the Subnational Climate Fund (SCF) which seeks to invest in

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IUCN Local Action Summit
IUCN Local Action Summit

R20 took an active part in the IUCN Local Action Summit. The Summit was organised to showcase and galvanise the efforts of subnational governments and their partners to deliver positive

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Deal signed to develop Smart Green Villages in Rwanda
Deal signed to develop Smart Green Villages in Rwanda

On Thursday October 10th, 2019, Rwanda Green Fund  signed an agreement with the Global Alliance for Smart Cities and Smart Villages in Africa (GASCA) to develop Rwandan villages into “smart

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R20AWS: Breakout session on blended finance
R20AWS: Breakout session on blended finance

The breakout session on blended finance was organized by R20, the University of Zurich and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute, in partnership with the Climate Infrastructure Partnership. It brought together a

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Less Talk more Action at 3rd R20 Austrian World Summit
Less Talk more Action at 3rd R20 Austrian World Summit

More Action! If there is one key message to remember this year’s R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT by, it is this one. On May 28, more than 150 speakers from over

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One Planet Summit Nairobi: Africa pledge
One Planet Summit Nairobi: Africa pledge

On March 14, 2019, in Nairobi (Kenya), the first regional edition of the One Planet Summit sought to build momentum ahead of the UN Secretary-General’s 2019 Climate Summit with new

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The 2018 Green Solutions Awards
The 2018 Green Solutions Awards

Solutions already shaping the zero-carbon city. On December 6th, in the Framework of COP24 in Katowice (Poland), winners of the 2018 Green Solutions Awards were revealed during a ceremony that

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Accelerating the green economy through capacity building & training
Accelerating the green economy through capacity building & training

Geneva, March 15th, 2018 – R20 and Mines Saint-Etienne, France’s oldest elite engineering school outside Paris, signed a convention agreement to create an International Academic Chair titled “Sustainable Infrastructure and

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders
Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders

On November 12, hundreds of local and regional leaders from around the world gathered at COP23, in Bonn, to demonstrate the power and potential of cities and regions to deliver

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COP23: Schwarzenegger places health at the centre of the climate debate.
COP23: Schwarzenegger places health at the centre of the climate debate.

The “COP Presidency’s High-level event on health” which was held on Nov. 12 in Bonn was important for R20 Founding Chair, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Because for him, failing to talk about

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Signature Ceremony with selected African Projects
Signature Ceremony with selected African Projects

On November 14, during the World Climate Summit, held in Bonn in light of COP23, R20 and EGIS, under their common initiative, the Waste Project Facilitator (WPF), have signed Letters

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R20 @COP23, Bonn
R20 @COP23, Bonn

The R20 delegation is getting ready to head to Bonn for COP23 and we are excited to share with you the list of events in which we will be demonstrating

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