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…

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…

Structuring and analysis of the public feedback on the TEG taxonomy report

Client: EC – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan, Matthew Smith, William Keeling, Andreea Beznea The EU Taxonomy: was it usable for stakeholders? The challenge of achieving global sustainable development is also an investment challenge – enormous investments will…

MDB Climate Finance Methodology Consultancy

Client: European Investment Bank Implementation period: 2019 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can we strengthening the guidance to track climate mitigation finance? Since 2011, the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) joined forces to develop a methodology for tracking their…

Assessment of National Capacities for implementing climate adaptation & mitigation measures and development of a National Capacity Development Program for the Palestinian Authority

Client: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Jeroen van der Laan What are the priorities for the Palestinian Institutions in relation to climate mitigation and adaptation actions? The State…

Mid-term evaluation of Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)

Client: UK – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Sub-Saharan Africa Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Niclas Gottmann Does the Renewable Energy Performance Platform hit its ‘sweet-spot’? The objective of this assignment was the execution of a mid-term…

Economic impact of climate change in Palestine

Client: Agriconsulting Europe S.A. Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Palestine Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Laura Baroni What are the economic impacts of climate change on the Palestinian economy? This assignment was a deliverable of national activities implemented in…

Development of a MRV system to support the implementation of NDC’s to the UNFCCC for Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Caribbean Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How to measure progress on NDC commitments under the Paris Agreement? The long-term objective for Barbados and St Vincent and…

Support for updating the existing MRV modalities under the UNFCCC

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2017 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Change Policy and Strategy, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Frida Falkevik Paris Agreement: What will the Transparency Framework look like? The Paris Agreement’s goal is to establish a united global response to the…

Development of a climate finance game

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Tycho Smit A game simulating the management of a portfolio for climate finance The Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands is playing an active role in the international debate on…

Urban adaptation finance case studies

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Lisa Eichler What practical examples are there regarding financing mechanisms for urban climate adaptation? The objective of this project was to contribute to the EEA’s work on urban adaptation, by providing practical examples…

Analysis and aggregation of Member States’ information on climate finance

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2016 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Frida Falkevik What do Member States spend on climate finance for developing countries, and how could methodologies and reporting be improved? Article 16 of the EU greenhouse gas Monitoring Mechanism Regulation (MMR) requires…

Handbook for developing domestic climate finance landscapes in Europe

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Carmen van den Berg, Lisa Eichler, Jeroen van der Laan, Koen Rademaekers, Jessica Yearwood Travezán How to set up climate finance tracking procedures in order to develop clear financial flow diagrams? To reach the ambitious climate and energy…

Private Climate Finance Report 2017

Client: Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Tycho Smit, Hans Bolscher How much private finance was mobilised by Dutch national climate finance? For the third year in a row, Trinomics has supported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands…

Establishment of an MRV framework for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: development of a monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) system The Paris Climate Agreement saw the…

Ex-ante impact assessment of the post-2020 financial instrument for environment and climate (LIFE)

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action/DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Finance, Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Federica Gerber, Foivos Petsinaris What will the post-2020 LIFE programme look like? As the current programming period of LIFE (2014-2020) is coming to…

National approach and architecture for climate finance in El Salvador

Client: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: El Salvador Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Policy and Strategy Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan, Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Niclas Gottmann Preparing El Salvador for (international) climate finance: drawing up a strategic roadmap and designing an inter-institutional architecture The Paris Climate Agreement saw…

Assessing the state-of-play of climate finance tracking in Europe

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2016 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Koen Rademaekers, Carmen van den Berg, Jeroen van der Laan, Hans Bolscher What is the state-of-play of climate finance tracking in Europe? The transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy requires an unprecedented redirection of social…

Climate finance for the ENPI South region

Client: WS Atkins International Limited Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia Theme:  Climate Change, Climate Finance Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Elske Veenstra Handbook on accessing climate finance for the ENPI South region Climatekos and Trinomics have written a handbook to support countries in the South region of the…

Shifting private finance towards climate-friendly investments

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union, Global Theme:  Climate Change, Energy Topic: Renewable Energy, Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Rob Williams The current share of climate-friendly assets in the portfolios of EU institutional investors is tiny (at best between 1-2%) – What policy tools can…

Estimating private climate finance mobilised by France’s climate finance interventions

Client: French Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Economy Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: France, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra How did France perform in leveraging private climate finance as a result of French public sector interventions? In addressing the challenges…

Promoting private sector actions in the fight against climate change in Belgium and abroad

Client: Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Belgium, Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Koen Rademaekers, Luc van Nuffel, Jeroen van der Laan How did Belgium perform in leveraging private climate finance…

Climate Development Projects: the past is the key to the future

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2013 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Elske Veenstra, Stephan Slingerland What lessons can we learn from the Climate Development Projects in the past? The European Commission stated that 20% of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) in the period 2014-20 will be climate…

Enhancing direct access to adaptation funding in Kenya

Client: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Technical support provided to the Government of Kenya (GoK) by developing an investment-grade pipeline of climate adaptation projects to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) The overall objective…

Private sector climate finance in Denmark

Client: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Denmark Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra Climate finance: What is it and can we agree on the accounting methods? A lot of money is needed for the prevention of or adaptation to climate change. During the COP in Copenhagen…

Technical support for the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy (GGCRS) in Rwanda

Client: Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Rwanda Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Trinomics and Climatekos provided technical advisory support to the Government of Rwanda (GoR) towards the implementation of Rwanda’s Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy (GGCRS) The objective…

Improving the mobilisation of climate finance for cities

Client: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Implementation period: 2015 – 2015 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can climate finance be mobilised to promote low-carbon and climate-resilient development pathways of local governments? Cities have a key role to play in shaping a low-carbon and climate-resilient future.…

Strengthening Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change in Kenya- Plus (StARCK+)

Client: UK Department of International Development (DFID) Implementation period: 2013 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Kenya Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan Trinomics provided technical support to the StARCK+ programme by designing the Finance for Innovation and Climate Change Fund (FICCF) Our project team supported the development the design…

Lowering Cities’ Carbon Emissions – Examining New Climate Finance Options

Client: World Bank Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Jeroen van der Laan How can climate finance be mobilised to support climate mitigation actions in cities all around the world? Cities are demonstrating leadership on climate change action and an increasing number are adopting voluntary mitigation…

Evaluation of the Climate Finance Integrity Programme (CFIP)

Client: Transparency International (TI) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Global Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, Climate Change Mitigation Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Rob Williams, Jeroen van der Laan Did Transparency International succeed in promoting accountability in climate finance in developing countries? The aim of this assignment was to carry out an…

Inventory of revolving funds for energy & climate change

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2013 – 2013 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Energy Topic: Energy Policy Experts:  How did revolving funds for energy and climate evolve in recent years? In the summer of 2012, the Dutch agency AgentschapNL did an inventory of the existing revolving funds for energy and climate change,…

Scaling up climate finance in 2014 and beyond

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Chile, Ecuador, European Union, India, South Africa, Vietnam Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Jeroen van der Laan How can meaningful mitigation actions receive financing? The overarching objective of this assignment, led by Ricardo-AEA, was to carry out a detailed…

Funding support to TI’s Latin-American chapters on climate finance integrity

Client: Transparency International (TI) Implementation period: 2014 – 2014 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Mexico, Peru Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Jessica Yearwood Travezán, Hans Bolscher How can funding for tracking climate finance be obtained? The aim of this project was to provide support to the Latin America Chapters of Transparency International in identifying donors and accessing funding to…

Towards the $100 billion: Measuring climate finance

Client: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (BZ) Implementation period: 2013 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Climate Change Topic: Climate Finance Experts:  Hans Bolscher, Elske Veenstra, Jeroen van der Laan How will we report on the $100 billion climate finance target? The agreement at the COP21 in Paris reaffirmed: developed countries will mobilise $100 billion a year…