European Climate Foundation

Founding Year: 2008

Staff: 91

Budget: ~$65m

Laurence Tubiana (CEO)

A ‘foundation of foundations’ that “was established in early 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to help Europe foster the development of a low-carbon society and play an even stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change.”

Aims to aid the creation of a low-carbon society, where “citizens would live and work in energy efficient buildings with intelligent heating and cooling systems. People would drive electric and hybrid cars and live in cleaner cities with less air pollution and better public transport. Industries would be characterised by high levels of efficiency and lower emissions. Besides cutting the vast majority of its emissions, Europe would reduce its use of key resources like oil and gas, raw materials, land and water.

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European Climate Foundation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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