Climate Alliance Working Group on Financing

Photo: Nicole Romijn

In order to stimulate exchange and concrete proposals related to financing, Climate Alliance has launched a Working Group on financing on 24 May 2012 in the context of its Annual Conference in St.Gallen, Switzerland. The objective of the Working Group is twofold: to exchange and promote on the local financing solutions and mechanisms; and to influence and to follow-up the process of negotiations in regards to the new EU budget 2014-2020 in particular showing the funding needs of local authorities in energy and climate related actions.

Key activities of the Working Group

1. Briefings and updates on EU policy


2. Opinions and promoting innovative funding solutions towards EU institutions


3. Examples of innovative financing solutions

  • Munich- Best Return on Investment: Munich Climate Protection Schemes
  • Beckerich- Citizens Co-finance Local Climate Protection

Regular examples will be demonstrated under ‘Our members activities’. Please do not hesitate to send us information on innovative examples implemented in your city or region.


4. Events

    In 2013

    In 2012

  • Launch of the Climate Alliance Working Group on Financing on 24 May in St.Gallen (CH), pdf 294 KB
  • "Innovative financing and supporting the green economy agenda" outcomes (pdf 411 KB) and presentations of the joint event on 21 June in European Sustainable Energy Week
  • Presentation by Roman Doubrava on existing and new EU funding scheme, 21 June 2012, pdf 727 KB.


5. Joint actions and related initiatives


6. Coming soon