Ecofys, together with ASN Bank, has developed a methodology for calculating the carbon impact of their entire financial portfolio. The concept of carbon risks, carbon (disclosure) regulation and the development of standards is causing a spike in interest from the financial sector for carbon accounting of investments.
The methodology allows the user to monitor their progress towards climate neutra...
A new web-platform will provide key information on International Cooperative Initiatives (ICIs) in operation worldwide. Commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers, Ecofys is currently developing this Climate Initiative Database with support from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the World Resource Institute. A comprehensive overview of ICI activities is u...
A new analysis shows which energy storage technologies can be applied efficiently and effectively in the German Federal State Schleswig-Holstein. The region is characterised by high capacities of wind power plants, and in future may generate three times more electricity than it consumes. Commissioned by the Ministry of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas Schleswig-Holstein, Ecofys...
From 12-14 September 2014, UNFCCC and Ecofys will take part in the first global hackathon against climate change. The digital event that stretches across more than 40 cities will bring together leading software engineers, hackers, thought leaders and civic-minded organisations to build projects and prototypes of technology solutions addressing 15 global climate change challenges.
The specific cha...