GRCF projects

left-arrow  Back to main page

The UK PACT Green Green Recovery Challenge Fund continues to help accelerate the low-carbon transition in ODA countries through the work of our Implementing Partners.

Their projects are building legacies for the future that are fairer, greener and more resilient. Be sure to reach out to them for more information on their work and follow them on social media.

Select Filters arrow-down
Filter By Category:
Filter By Country:
No projects currently matches selected filters
shutterstock_1534950110

Greening Agri-Finance in Brazil: mainstreaming low carbon and gender inclusive interventions in Plano Safra to transform Brazil’s agriculture and livestock sectors

Carbon Trust, UK
Brazil

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Carbon Trust, UK

This project aims to incentivise the widespread adoption of low-carbon and gender-inclusive interventions in Brazil’s agriculture/livestock sector. It will provide key financial institutions with the capacity and tools to assess and incorporate socio-environmental metrics and promote understanding of the climate and reputational risk advantages. 

Go back
ODI

Strengthening climate risk assessment and enabling central bank supervision in the Indian financial sector: a partnership with front-running banks and DFIs

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
India

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Overseas Development Institute (ODI)

This project aims to build capacity of Indian financial institutions to identify, measure and report climate-related financial risks. We will also develop options for the Reserve Bank of India to support its climate-related supervisory and credit guidance policies and deliver training to bankers, prepare a regulatory options paper, and hold events in India and at COP. 

Go back
waycarbon

Mainstreaming climate risk assessment in credit operations of Brazilian development banks

WayCarbon
Brazil

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

WayCarbon

This project will raise awareness and create capacity to empower Brazilian Development Banks (DBs) to make better decision-making. It will achieve this by integrating climate-related risks and opportunities into credit operations, effectively supporting the promotion of a greener, low-carbon, and more resilient future aligned with the country's NDC.

BNDES and BDMG are the DBs to be piloting the project.

Go back
GGGI

Capacity building to the government of Peru to support its first sovereign sustainable bond issuance

Global Green Growth Institute
Peru

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Global Green Growth Institute

This project supports the Peruvian government to develop its first Sustainable Bond that will contribute to achieving its environmental and social targets – while addressing gender, social inclusion, poverty reduction and green post-COVID recovery. It supports the development of a sustainable bond governance structure to institutionalise future sustainable sovereign bond emissions and internal processes.

Go back
Vivid-Economics

Developing and embedding an NDC Capital Raising Strategy for Peru

Vivid Economics LTD
Peru

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Vivid Economics LTD

This project aims to work with key national public and private actors in Peru to develop a capital raising strategy.

Working in collaboration with international financiers, the strategy will support, accelerate and elevate mobilisation of private capital – and help to realise Peru's climate ambition.

Go back
cdp-worldwide

Enhanced TCFD-aligned transparency for an economically and environmentally resilient financial system in Brazil

CDP Worldwide
Brazil

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

CDP Worldwide

This project aims to enhance the capacity of financial and corporate organisations to measure and report climate and deforestation risks in a way aligned to Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.

It will also enhance the understanding of key banking, regulatory and policymaking staff of climate and deforestation risks, as well as of the impact and opportunities of TCFD.

 

Go back
CDP-2

Closing the gap on sustainable finance and enabling green recovery through capacity building in CDP’s TCFD-aligned disclosures and the GRI standards

CDP Worldwide
Indonesia and Thailand

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

CDP Worldwide

This project aims to enhance the capacity of financial and corporate organisations to measure and report climate and deforestation risks in a way aligned to Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.

It will also enhance the understanding of how corporates can develop sustainable business strategies based on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Go back
SMS

Promoting green finance to foster sustainable development in the North of Argentina

SMS Latinoamerica
Argentina

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

SMS Latinoamerica

This project will assist local financial institutions to create financing opportunities for sustainable local producers, and sustainable activities that contribute to climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation. The project also aims to foster job generation, gender equality, and inclusion of vulnerable groups. 

Go back
Carbon-Trust-Mexico

Greening Finance in Argentina to combat climate change and promote inclusion

Carbon Trust Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Mexico

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Carbon Trust Mexico S.A. de C.V.

This project aims to provide targeted capacity building to support greening Argentina’s financial system, focusing on agro-industry – and promote the inclusion of SMEs in sustainable finance.

This will include a report on climate risks (focusing on agro-industry), a roadmap to a green agro-industry commodities market, and short-term debt instruments for greening SMEs using a local voluntary green label.

Go back
PIR

Strengthening capabilities on climate action for investors of the Peruvian financial ecosystem, within the framework of the Green Financing Roadmap

Programa de Inversión Responsable
Peru

Category: Greening financial systems

Read more

Programa de Inversión Responsable

The project ¨InverClima¨ aims to sensitise and equip the main actors of the financial and public sector of Peru with tools that will allow them to identify climate-related risks, evaluate opportunities for investment with a low carbon economy and climate resilient approach that will contribute to the fulfilment of NCD of Peru. It includes an update of the Green Finance Roadmap to integrate TCFD recommendations.

Go back
eDRV

Utility led smart electric vehicle charging for demand response and grid management in New Delhi, India

eDRV B.V.
India

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

eDRV B.V.

This project seeks to demonstrate utility-led smart charging for electric 3 and 4-wheelers. It will also evaluate the potential savings opportunities from EV demand response management and validate the grid benefits for distribution companies.

The project will then develop recommendations for introducing dynamic EV charging tariffs to incentivise EV charging during lower grid carbon intensity. Finally, it will disseminate learnings and recommendations.

Go back
RTI

Institutional capacity building framework program to accelerate adoption of electric mobility in public transport in India

Research Triangle Institute Global India Private Limited
India

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

Research Triangle Institute Global India Private Limited

India has launched the Smart Cities Mission which aims to develop 100 smart cities. This project aims to overcome the projected significant institutional capacity gaps in a future where EVs are expected to be an important component of smart cities.

 With support from the Kakinada Smart City Corporation, the project aims to develop a comprehensive institutional capacity and skills development program for electric mobility with a focus on public transport – and testing in Kakinada Smart City.

Go back
Ricardo

Development of an EV financing tool and business model to enable the scaling-up of EV uptake

Ricardo - AEA Ltd
Bangladesh

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

Ricardo - AEA Ltd

This project aims to support Bangladesh in its Sustainable Development Goals, meeting its climate change targets, and maintaining its economic growth aspirations and vision of becoming a developed country by 2041.

The proposed project will support business enterprises – from micro to large – to adopt suitable EV based and EV-enabled business models, while supporting existing mobility businesses to adopt and scale up EV-based solutions.

Go back
CEPT

Strategy and action plan for electrification of public transport and intermediate public transport in Indian cities

CEPT Research and Development Foundation
India

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

CEPT Research and Development Foundation

This project aims to create a strategy and action plan for electrification of buses and intermediate public transport in two cities in India – Ahmedabad (population: 6m) and Mehsana (population: 200,000).

It also aims to create stakeholder networks to implement the action plan and undertake capacity building of public agencies and intermediate public transport operators.

Go back
ITDP

Building capacity and an action plan to scale-up Transjakarta E-buses

ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
Indonesia

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy

The proposed project intends to address roadblocks like knowledge capacity, planning and analytical assessments that are preventing large-scale uptake of electric buses in the city of Jakarta. The project's scope will focus on supporting the pilot implementation of TransJakarta’s e-bus deployment. 

Go back
itdp-two-wheelers

Action Plan for Electrification of Two-Wheelers in Jakarta

ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
Indonesia

Category: Electrifying urban mobility

Read more

ITDP Institute for Transportation & Development Policy

The project will work with the Jakarta Transport Agency and the Ministry of Transport to develop a comprehensive road map and timetable for electrifying ride-hailing motorcycles in Greater Jakarta. The project will enable substantial decreases in GHG emissions and air pollution, while providing tangible benefits for low-income and marginalised communities. 

Go back
ICRF

Promoting nature-based solutions for land restoration while strengthening national monitoring technical working group in Kenya

International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)
Kenya

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)

This project aims to build capacity to enable the scaling of evidence based, locally relevant, nature-based solutions, leading to sustainable and gender transformative restoration outcomes on climate change, biodiversity and livelihoods.

Go back
uni-leeds

Harnessing benefits for climate change mitigation through irrigation-free indigenous tree establishment in Nigeria

University of Leeds
Nigeria

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

University of Leeds

This project aims to create improved capacity and awareness among policy-makers, decision-makers and smallholders of environmental benefits associated with non-irrigated indigenous tree planting.

Go back
Imperial

Building capacity for Agroforestry Organic Cotton production to benefit marginalised communities

Imperial College London
Brazil

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

Imperial College London

This project seeks to build capacity for Agroforestry Organic Cotton (AOC) production and develop scalable business models for sustainable AOC supply chains in Brazil, contributing to sustained reduction of GHG emissions, reducing deforestation, and inclusive recovery generating income opportunities for marginalised communities.

Go back
wwf-peru

Fostering deforestation-free cattle ranching in Madre de Dios, Peru from policy design to field implementation

WWF - UK
Peru

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

WWF - UK

This project promotes Silvopastoral practices in Madre de Dios to bridge the gap between planning and action in support of low carbon, deforestation free, Silvopastoral cattle ranching.

Go back
wwf-kenya

Establishing agroforestry and clean energy solutions within a forest-based landscape in Kenya

WWF - UK
Kenya

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

WWF - UK

This project will implement and strengthen policy, monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) practices towards sustainable agro-forestry land management by shifting unsustainable supply chains, promoting nature based solutions such as restoration, sustainable energy production and climate-smart subsistence agriculture within the Kaptagat forest.

Go back
ICS-Brazil

Paving the way for the sustained adoption of low emission production practices by community-led enterprises in the Brazilian Amazon and Cerrado

Instituto Conexoes Sustentaveis
Brazil

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

Instituto Conexoes Sustentaveis

The project will blend knowledge, technical support, and adequate finance to build capacity in small producers, cooperatives leadership and financial agents to sustain the adoption of low emission agriculture and extractivism.

Go back
Agroicone

Agroforestry for green development in Brazilian Atlantic forest

AGROICONE LTDA
Brazil

Category: Nature-based solutions

Read more

AGROICONE LTDA

This project aims to promote the adoption of agroforestry systems in the Atlantic Forest and highlight its potential for Brazil's sustainable development. The local participation and governance will engage communities, private sector and environmental organizations – and then promote green recovery while generating economic and social benefits for the Brazilian population.

Go back
Nortech

Electricity supply outage reduction via smart sensors and interconnected mini-grids

Nortech Management Limited
Nigeria

Category: Clean energy transition

Read more

Nortech Management Limited

The project will use smart communication in mini-grids and remote monitoring of electricity networks in Nigeria to improve energy access, electricity supply availability, and network stability for underserved communities.

Go back
rmi

Unlocking Renewable Embedded Generation in Nigeria

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Nigeria

Category: Clean energy transition

Read more

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

This project will work with a range of stakeholders in Nigeria to develop a data-driven template for developing and expanding community impacts of renewable energy projects in the future. The project will also use geospatial data and identify pilot locations where the proposed methodology can be implemented.

Go back
RMI-enabling

Enabling innovative business models for clean transitional mini-grids in Ethiopia

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)
Ethiopia

Category: Clean energy transition

Read more

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)

The project will develop commercially viable business models for renewable energy minigrids in Ethiopia. By also considering interconnectivity between the grids, additional value can start to be realised at a national level. The final outputs will include plans for 2 to 5 viable minigrids that can be developed moving forward.

Go back
Ricardo

Distribution Network Visibility (DNV+) for improved performance, maintenance and integration of RE

Ricardo Energy & Environment
Ethiopia

Category: Clean energy transition

Read more

Ricardo Energy & Environment

This project will work with Ethiopian Electric Utility to develop and test a network visibility tool, based on monitoring equipment, that will support with renewable energy integration and reliability. The project will also provide training to EEU's engineers on how to install and operationalise the monitoring equipment.

Go back
Edinburgh

Reliable Efficient and Sustainable mini-grids for rural infrastructure development in Kenya

The University of Edinburgh
Kenya

Category: Clean energy transition

Read more

The University of Edinburgh

This project aims to i) design, develop and perform limited-scale validation of “Kenyan-tailored” concept of multi-vector mini-grids and ii) expand existing UK-Kenya links and establish new collaborations and opportunities for capacity building, skills exchange, and research activities.

Go back