About CTCN

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) facilitates the connection between countries and climate technology solutions, expediting development and technology transfers for low-carbon and climate-resilient initiatives at the demand of developing countries. Positioned uniquely within the global climate action landscape, the CTCN serves as a vital link between all stakeholders, catalyzing collaborative efforts. It identifies and delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions, alongside offering capacity building and tailored advisory services on policy, legal, and regulatory frameworks to meet the specific requirements of individual countries. Leveraging the expertise of a global network comprising technology firms and institutions, the CTCN paves the way for national strategies, regional market aggregation, and the mitigation of investment risks, both in the public and private sectors. The focus lies on achieving transformative impacts and scaling up through national innovation systems and digitalization across five key areas: the Water-Energy-Food nexus, Buildings and Infrastructure, Sustainable Mobility, Energy Systems, and Business and Industry.

Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation

The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (“BTCF”) is a global humanitarian aid organization built on the foundation of Buddhist principles, with over 10 million volunteers and supporters across 100 countries worldwide. With missions in charity, medicine, education, and humanistic culture, BTCF’s contributions are far-reaching and diverse, ranging from disaster-proof furniture for post-disaster recovery, to the development of Green Hospitals, to high-quality products made from recycled materials, and beyond.

Country of registration
United States
Network member number
Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
1100 S Valley Center Ave, San Dimas, CA, United States
Relation to CTCN
Network Member
Knowledge Partner
Type of organisation
Non-governmental organisation
Type of climate technology services
Technology development/transfer
Sector(s) of expertise
Renewable energy
Energy efficiency
Infrastructure and Urban planning
Waste management