Evaluation of Belgian international climate finance

Client: Special Evaluation Office (SEO) of the Federal Government of Belgium Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Belgium Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Tessa Zell, Jeroen van der Laan Evaluation of Belgian international climate finance The Federal Government of Belgium, along with other countries listed in Annex II to the 1992 United Nations (UN) Climate…

Study on the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Directive 2014/95/EU)

Client: EC – DG FISMA Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How has the NFRD been implemented to date? The Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Directive 2014/95/EU) was adopted in 2014. Companies under the scope of the Directive had to report for the first time according…

Assessment of potential carbon leakage in the 3rd and 4th phase of EU Emissions Trading System

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Matthew Smith, Jeroen van der Laan, Marwa Mahmoud, Tycho Smit Assessing the potential carbon leakage risk under EU ETS Phase 3 and 4 Carbon leakage can be defined as a ‘situation that may…

Support to the definition of a Climate Action and Environmental Sustainability Tracking System

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB) Implementation period: 2018 – 2022 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Kym Whiteoak How will EIB track and monitor its ambition for CA&ES finance by 2025? The European Investment Bank (EIB)’s funding and lending practice could be a bellwether for…

Evaluation of ICT contribution to climate change mitigation and adaptation

Client: European Investment Bank (EIB) Implementation period: 2019 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can the ICT sector contribute to delivering on climate action? With €125 billion invested globally in Climate Action (Mitigation and Adaptation) over 2012-2018, the EIB is the largest multi-lateral provider of finance in…

Support to the preparation of implementing and delegated acts in the climate field under the Governance Regulation

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2018 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How will the EU and its Member States report on support provided to developing countries? The European Commissions’ 2015 Communication on a Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a forward-looking…

Study on the Review of the Market Stability Reserve

Client: EC – DG Clima Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Matthew Smith, Joris Moerenhout Is the Market Stability Reserve fit to protect the EU Emission Trading System from shocks and to put upward pressure on emission allowance prices? This project will review the performance of the…

Support to the Preparation of Territorial Just Transition Plans in Sweden

Client: EC – SG Structural Reform Support REFORM) Implementation period: 2020 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Sweden Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Koen Rademaekers, Matthew Smith, William Keeling, Rob Williams How to decarbonise Sweden’s energy intensive industry, in a socially just manner Sweden has high ambitions regarding the transition to a fossil free society.…

Mid-term review Kenya Innovative Finance Facility for Water (KIFFWA)

Client: NL – Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BuZa) Implementation period: 2020 – 2020 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Scaling up viable water sector investment opportunities in Kenya The Kenya Innovative Finance Facility for Water (KIFFWA) is a co-developer of water initiatives in Kenya. It provides early…

Monitoring and evaluation support to the European Climate Foundation (ECF)

Client: Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Implementation period: 2019 – 2021 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan, Tessa Zell, Marwa Mahmoud Supporting M&E activities for CIFF’s core funding to ECF ECF was established in 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development…