» Recent Climate Strategy Publications

Climate Strategy publishes and contributes to various reports and white papers each year. The principal research papers are launched with public events and have a set of supporting materials produced alongside the reports for media communications and to assist in their dissemination. In several cases, there are also video presentations available for review.

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Sustainable Real Estate Investment, Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement: An Action Framework.

Published in February 2016, this framework seeks to assist real estate investment stakeholders in identifying key drivers and how to overcome those barriers that prevent the integration ESG and climate change related risks into their decision making processes.

G20 Energy Efficiency Finance Task Group (“EEFTG”) Activity Report 2015: Annex to the Report to G20 on the G20 Energy Efficiency Action Plan containing Full Technical Analysis and Case Studies supporting voluntary Energy Efficiency Investment Principles for G20 participating countries

Published in October 2015, this report summarizes the EEFTG 2015 technical engagement activities organized around key technical themes which emerged to form EEFTG’s voluntary Energy Efficiency Investment Principles of G20 participating countries as well as relevant case studies.

Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group 2015 Report, Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments

Published in February 2015, this report – the second from the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) identifies the critical success factors, policies, market instruments and financing solutions to increase energy efficiency investments in Europe in the buildings, industry and SME sectors.

GTR 2014 Report, National Strategy for Buildings’ Renovation: Key Steps to Transform Spain’s Buildings Sector

Published in December 2013: This report – the third collaborative work from the Rehabilitation Working Group (GTR – El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Rehabilitación) - deepens the scope of its previous Road Map and Long-term Plan to ensure that the transformation of Spain’s built environment becomes an economic reality.

GTR’s 2012 Report, A National Perspective on Spain’s Building Sector

Published in November 2012: This report – the second collaborative work from the Rehabilitation Working Group (GTR – El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Rehabilitación) - presents two significant improvements: GTR’s 2012 economic model introduces over eighty new parameters, and incorporates the new legislative guidelines from the European Union’s new Energy Efficiency Directive.

Financing Energy Efficiency Building Retrofits

Published in October 2010: “Climate Strategy’s white paper on the financing of Energy Efficiency provides an in-depth review of policy and retrofit activity in the US, UK and Spain.”

A National Perspective on Spain's Building Sector

Published in November 2011: “This report is a collaborative work which provides the background, structure, methodology, analysis and an action plan for Spain to launch and support a New Housing Sector creating jobs and saving energy and CO2 emissions.”

Challenges and Funding Opportunities for the Energy Efficient Renovation of Spain’s Residential Building Stock

Published on February 2012: “This report examines the international tools and policies designed to fund energy retrofit projects in the residential sector. It also aims to examine the possible ways to adopt similar policies that can boost the Spanish housing stock retrofit sector.

Financing Mechanisms for Europe’s Buildings Renovation Assessment and Structuring Recommendations for Funding European 2020 Retrofit Targets

Published in September 2011: “This report states that appropriate national policy frameworks remain the most significant drivers of optimal national energy efficiency and refurbishment outcomes. However there is also a clear need to create financing mechanisms and support programmes which have the capacity to stimulate investments in the order of Euro 100 billion per annum into European buildings in aggregate from public and private sources (consistent with individual Member State target financing levels of 0.5-0.8% of GDP)”.

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