Established in 1986 as Korea's first research oriented university, POSTECH'S vision is "a great university that nurtures future global leaders and discovers/develops solutions to grand challenges the nation and mankind face". Home to 72 researcher centers, POSTECH has world class research facilities, including world class 3rd&4th generation Synchrotorn Accelerators. With excellent research infrastructure and talented researches, POSTECH is focusing on solving the climate crisis mankind face.
Network members list and profiles
- Relation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Early warning and Environmental assessment, Marine and Fisheries, Waste management
- Country of registration: SpainRelation to CTCN: Network Member
Starting its activity in 2003, Creara has a leading position in Spain and Latin America, offering among 1) Energy plan and financial schemes to support the saving measures for governements or industry. 2) Energy Audits of buildings of any use 3) Technical and financial feasibility for RES technologies 5) Carbon emission consultancy; GHGC inventories, GHG reduction 6) Design and implementation of Energy Services (ESCO) Development Programs 7) ISO 50001 (Energy Management System).
- Country of registration: NetherlandsRelation to CTCN: Network Member
DELTARES is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. Throughout the world, DELTARES works on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Its main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. Managing these densely populated and vulnerable areas is complex, which is why DELTARES works closely with governments, businesses, other research institutes and universities.
- Relation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Energy efficiency
CLASP improves the energy performance of appliances and related systems, lessening their impacts on the world around us. CLASP develops and shares practical, transformative policy and market solutions in collaboration with global experts and stakeholders. CLASP is the leading international resource for energy efficiency standards and labels (S&L) for appliances, lighting, and equipment. Since 1999, CLASP has worked in over 50 countries on 6 continents promoting appliance energy efficiency.
- Relation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Agriculture and forestry, Early warning and Environmental assessment, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency
The PwC Global Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) Network is active in over 60 countries with linkages to multilateral institutions, government entities and private sector players in the climate and development space. Samil PwC, the Korean affiliate of the network since 1971, has been providing strategy and technical consulting services to a range of clients for the implementation of a low carbon, climate resilient green economy both domestically and abroad.
- Relation to CTCN: Network Member
KIOST is a research and academic organization in the field of science technology specializing in maritime affairs that studies on new scientific knowledge regarding the ocean. KIOST utilizes its workforce and infrastructure to promote national level official development assistance projects including a project to enhance the capacity to observe climate change in Peru. KIOST plays an important part in domestic and international cooperative networks.
- Relation to CTCN: Network Member, Knowledge Partner
IFDC, established in the USA in October 1974, is known for its expertise in soil fertility management, fertilizers and agriculture and agribusiness that service developing countries. In 1977 under the United States of America’s Presidential Executive Order No. 11977 of March 14, IFDC was declared as a public international organization (PIO).
- Country of registration: FinlandRelation to CTCN: Network Member
GreenStream Network Plc is a European company offering advisory and financing services related to renewable energy and energy efficiency activities globally. GreenStream has of broad-based expertise in carbon and renewable energy markets, including policy design and analysis as well as technical analysis and project implementation, resulting in a comprehensive coverage of political, financial and technical aspects.
- Country of registration: SwitzerlandRelation to CTCN: Network Member
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.
- Country of registration: AustriaRelation to CTCN: Network Member, Knowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise: Waste management
ISWA – the International Solid Waste Association – is a global, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest and is the largest worldwide association with a vast expert network promoting sustainable, comprehensive and professional waste management.
- Country of registration: SudanRelation to CTCN: Network Member
ATTS - Agricultural Technology Transfer Society - is non-governmental organization (NGO) driven by individuals with common interest in the exploitation of modern agricultural technologies to uplift productivity of the agricultural sector of the Sudan in support of poverty reduction, improvement of household food security, upgrading the livelihood of small farmers and herders, and empowerment of vulnerable social groups. ATTS has chosen the poverty focus for its technology interventions to support scale-up, and improve operations, taking advantage of the available resources.
- Relation to CTCN: Network Member
Cadmus provides professional consulting services in order to help non-governmental, private and public sector organizations around the world achieve their goals and create social and economic value for present and future generations. Within the framework of its projects, Cadmus Group delivers customized solutions to their clients in the filed of energy, homeland security, all-hazard preparedness, natural and built environments, sustainable transportation, public health and international development.
- Country of registration: IranRelation to CTCN: Network Member, Knowledge Partner, TA proponent
Foolad Technic is an international engineering company, rendering services in industrial and development projects in the form of feasibility studies, management, engineering, procurement & construction on turn-key basis or in level of local and foreign markets through efficient conducting investments of private and government sectors.
- Country of registration: NorwayRelation to CTCN: Network Member, Knowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise: Cross-sectoral
GRID-Arendal is a Norwegian foundation that supports the United Nations Environment Programme. It is a centre of excellence for the scientific analysis of environmental issues in many areas including environmental assessments, ocean issues and polar regions.
- Country of registration: SamoaRelation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Coastal zones, Early warning and Environmental assessment, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Marine and Fisheries, Water
SPREP - Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - is the lead intergovernmental agency coordinating and delivering environment and climate change strategies and initiatives in the Pacific. For over 25 years SPREP has been working with and supporting its 21 Pacific Island Country (PIC) and Territory (PICT) Members to address their environmental and climate change priorities to support sustainable development and Pacific island livelihoods.
- Country of registration: FranceRelation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Agriculture, Carbon fixation and abatement, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Forestry
ENEA Consulting is an international consulting company specializing in energy transition and sustainable development. ENEA Consulting supports more than one hundred international customers - industrial, energy companies, institutions, entrepreneurs and investors - in the identification of issues, development and diversification of energy transition strategies and sustainable development. ENEA Consulting‘s expertise covers the entire value chain of the energy transition from conventional fuels to renewable energy sources.
- Relation to CTCN: Network MemberSector(s) of expertise: Coastal zones, Early warning and Environmental assessment, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Human health, Marine and Fisheries, Water
Burleson Institute focuses on environmentally sound technology as a bridge to climate cooperation and sustainability. Through technical assistance, intentional learning networks, and educational outreach, we are building a culture of best practice sharing and innovation where stakeholders are equal partners, working together toward substantive and procedural good governance.
- Relation to CTCN: Network Member
The KNCPC implements diverse projects aimed at establishing cleaner production systems and sustainable industrial development as a specialized organization under the Government of the Republic of Korea.
- Country of registration: GermanyRelation to CTCN: Network Member
Mobisol delivers a clean, affordable alternative to fossil fuels for low-income households living without reliable access to energy. The Berlin-based company combines solar energy with mobile technology, microfinance and comprehensive customer service to provide high-tech solar home systems (SHS's) powerful enough to electrify whole households and small businesses in developing nations. Using mobile banking services the cost can be paid off conveniently via mobile phone in a 36-month instalment plan.
- Relation to CTCN: Network Member, Knowledge PartnerSector(s) of expertise: Early warning and Environmental assessment, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Marine and Fisheries, Waste management, Water
The Green Technology Center (GTC) is a government affiliated research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) that provides national green technology R&D policies and coordinates related domestic/international organizations to support sustainable development of other countries based on green/climate change technologies. GTC serves as Korea’s gateway for global green technology cooperation, as it connects developed and developing countries for growth and diffusion of green technology and strategies.