CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. They place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. CARE also deliver emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and help people rebuild their lives. In the fiscal year 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries around the world, supporting 890 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects to reach more than 65 million people.
Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance (FS-UNEP Centre) is a strategic cooperation between the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and the United Nations Environment Programme. The Centre’s work is designed to encourage and assist the finance community to scale-up current investment, or to take the first steps into new markets. A key part of this process is to enable the public sector to put in place policies, regulations and initiatives that overcome existing or perceived investment risks and other barriers seen by the private sector due to unfamiliarity with clean energy initiatives, particularly [...]
"Observing, Analysing, Acting.” This is the motto of Germanwatch – an independent development and environmental organisation lobbying for sustainable global development. Since 1991 Germanwatch has been actively promoting North-South equity and the preservation of livelihoods. The global consequences of the politics and economics of the North stand at the centre of its work. While the situation of marginalised people in the South form the starting point for Germanwatch’s engagement for sustainable development. Germanwatch endeavours to approach its aims by advocating fair trade relations, responsible financial markets, compliance with human rights, and the prevention of dangerous climate change. With creativity and [...]
GFLAC (Grupo de Financiamiento Climático para América Latina y el Caribe, "Climate Finance Group of Latin America and the Caribbean"), is an initiative by a group of civil society organizations and academic institutions which work on the themes of climate change and transparency and encountered the necessity to face the fundamental challenges persisting in Latin America and the Caribbean: on one hand, the urgent need to increase the transparency and accountability standards of international climate finance and on the other hand the necessity to reinforce and promote the budget transparency of the national resources allocated in addressing climate change. Furthermore, [...]
Institute for Essential Services Reform (IESR) is a local NGO based in Jakarta, Indonesia, that is designed to shape as a Think Tank for civil society, to support those who actively inspire, push, and support changes towards a just utilization of natural resources to support human development. IESR activities cover policy advocacy, public campaigns, action research and development, as well as capacity building for the civil society.
Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC) is a non-government organization furthering the notion of sustainable development and environmental integrity. PRC focuses on areas of climate change, low carbon development and food security. Nepal being one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, adapting to its impacts is imperative. Similarly, Nepal also needs to embrace the low carbon development model for sustainability.
The greenwerk. strives for fair and sustainable use of global resources and access to renewable energy for all. The work focuses on instruments and activities for promoting greenhouse gas mitigation and renewable energy, particularly in LDCs and SIDSs. With technical support on policies, methodological approaches, innovative instruments and knowledge transfer, the greenwerk fosters international efforts and strengthens climate finance frameworks to combat global warming and promote adaptation to the adverse impacts of climate change.