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  • Global Environment Centre Foundation

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    The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.

  • International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources IUCN's mission is to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. 

  • Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte

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    The Institut International de l'Écologie Industrielle et de l'Économie Verte is an establishment of reflection, research and practice of industrial ecology. The Institute has an engineering division and an expertise cluster, which enables the Institute to identify new technologies linked to industrial ecology and to advise through a specific methodology adapted to local contexts. The project managers work on the practical execution of mandates and on the implementation of the industrial ecology with a particular attention to Switzerland and developing countries.

  • Grütter Consulting

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    Grütter Consulting (GC) develops sustainable transport projects including policies development, biofuels implementation, urban and inter-urban mobility, electric, gas-powered vehicles, freight and logistics projects. It has implemented various projects in road-based transport (urban and inter-urban), rail and shipping with the objective to identify options for reducing the environmental footprint of transport. Also, GC realizes financial structuring within the framework of its projects. 

  • Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth

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    The Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE) was established as a centre of excellence to develop innovative environmental technologies by the Japanese Government in 1990. It has four core areas of research: System analysis, molecular microbiology/ biotechnology, chemical and CCS. With operations mainly in Japan they have global outreach and knowledge transfer experiences.

  • Sofies SA

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    SOFIES SA is a consulting company providing innovative solutions to its clients for an efficient use of resources, allowing for sustainable economic development. Headquartered in Geneva, and with offices in Zürich, Paris and Bangalore, Sofies has developed a strong track record in the detection and implementation of industrial symbiosis, and in resource efficient and cleaner production methodologies and their application to industrial processes, including technology guidance and climate technology transfer.

  • Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

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    The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) was established in March 1998 under an initiative of the Japanese government with the aim to achieve a new paradigm for civilization and conduct innovative policy development and strategic research for environmental measures, reflecting the results of research into political decisions for realising sustainable development both in the Asia-Pacific region and globally.

  • Climate Technology Initiative - Private Financing Advisory Network

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    The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is a multilateral, public-private partnership initiated by the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) in cooperation with the UNFCCC Expert Group on Technology Transfer. PFAN operates to bridge the gap between investments and clean energy businesses. It is a global network of 90 experts, organized into regional networks managed by regional coordinators. The organization has extensive experiences in supporting projects in various sectors of mitigation, especially in clean energy technologies.

  • Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center

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    The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.

     

  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization

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    NEDO is a public sector organization established in 1980 with mission to address energy &  global environmental problems, and enhancing industrial technology. NEDO aims to address energy problems and raise the level of industrial technology through integrated management of technology development.