Our mission is to empower people across society to create a net-zero world.
The European Climate Foundation (ECF) is a major philanthropic initiative working to foster the net-zero transition and ensure a healthy, thriving planet for current and future generations. We support around 700 partner organisations in more than 100 countries to drive progress towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, promote practical policymaking in response to the climate crisis, and broaden political and public support for climate action. We strive for a positive, people-centred and socially responsible climate transition in Europe and around the world.
The buildings sector is a key contributor to climate change, representing around a third of energy-related emissions in the EU. Inefficient buildings have also aggravated energy poverty, which is skyrocketing across the continent with at least 50 million Europeans living…Read more
There’s an urgent need to generate new sources of finance to scale up green, climate resilient development in the Global South: by 2025, it’s estimated that developing countries must mobilise USD 500 billion each year to adequately address climate change.…Read more
In the face of efforts by fossil fuel lobbies to slow down progress and polarise debates on climate action, it’s critical to provide the public with clear, high-quality and objective information about the causes and impact of climate change, and…Read more