Since 1997, ClimateCare has improved life for 16.5 million people and cut 20.6 million tonnes of carbon. Here are just some of the projects that helped us achieve these impressive impact figures.
After becoming the first global insurance group to offset its entire operational emissions to become carbon neutral, Aviva wanted to go further and deliver integrated Climate and Development projects that deliver broader social benefits. Together with ClimateCare, they used the robust LBG framework to measure and report the impacts of their community investment programme.
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
IATA represents some 250 airlines globally, and wanted to create a carbon offsetting programme which would be straightforward to roll out and also be appealing to their members. Working with ClimateCare, airlines have been able to accurately calculate their emissions and fund projects which reduce carbon whilst being relevant to their business.
In 2015 Aura Light won the Global Efficiency Medal through The Super-efficient Equipment Initiative. However, despite the award-winning efficiency of their products, they still had a residual carbon footprint. Aura Light chose to offset this through ClimateCare’s Mixed Portfolio, giving them a cost effective solution which enabled them to support integrated Climate and Development projects.
Effectively Deploying UK Aid In Kenya
Delivering Climate And Social Impacts For DFID
Together with funding from DFID, ClimateCare was able to improve the lives of farm workers in Kenya who supply flowers and groves vegetables for major supermarkets in the UK and Europe. By providing a cost effective model for these workers to purchase clean and efficient cookstoves, life is improved, around £125 is saved on fuel bills per year and supply chains are made more resilient.
Helping the Kenyan Government Towards Low Carbon Development
The Government of Kenya chose ClimateCare to develop three NAMAs ( UN’s Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions) as part of its low carbon development program in the household energy, waste management and urban transport sectors. The result of this work means that the Government of Kenya now have a means of attracting international investment for the implementation of the three low carbon pathway projects.
Helping Kenya Report Progress Towards Tackling Climate Change
In 2015, the Kenyan Government contracted ClimateCare to lead the preparation of the Second National Communication Report, which is required from them by the UNFCCC. The report detailed in full Kenya’s national circumstances, and provided them with a solid foundation from which the government can carry out further work on scientific and policy issues.
Transforming the Charcoal Supply Chain for the FAO
ClimateCare was contracted by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to carry out a study of the method of charcoal production in Kenya, where the 82% of urban households rely on charcoal for their domestic energy. Our experts were able to identify and implement methods and tools which made improved the quality of the coal and and the efficiency of its production, whilst helping to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions.