The Project Consortium

The Project Consortium

Project Coordination

Germanwatch e.V.

Germanwatch is a Germany-based environment and development organization. Following the motto, “Observing, Analysing, Acting”, Germanwatch has been actively promoting global equity and the preservation of livelihoods since 1991. Germanwatch has worked for more than 15 years on issues related to climate and development and is also heavily engaged in the UNFCCC negotiations.

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E3G is an independent not-for-profit organisation, established in 2004, that works in the public interest to accelerate the global transition to sustainable development.

We build coalitions to achieve carefully defined outcomes, chosen for their capacity to leverage change. E3G founders had been working together and developing their shared thinking for several years before the organisation was constituted in 2004.

Initially undertaking high-level diplomatic activities linked to the personal experience and influence of its founders, E3G has since been growing its portfolio of activities. E3G now has several offices, a number of strategic programmes, and an extensive network of aligned individuals and organisations.

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Ecofys is a leading consultancy in renewable energy, energy & carbon efficiency, energy systems & markets and energy & climate policy. For us, knowledge and innovation are the key factors in turning the ideas of today into viable realities of tomorrow. We support public and corporate organisations alike to adapt to changes and  identify new opportunities quickly. Together with our clients we make sure that relevant steps are taken and business projects are realised in a practical and sustainable manner. If we act now the 2050 global energy system can be sustainable, secure, affordable and fully based on renewable sources. Dedicated to our mission we all work passionately to make it happen.

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Chengdu Urban Rivers Association (CURA)
CURA was registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs on June 5, 2003 as a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) whose objectives lie on environmental protection through sustainable development. Members of CURA consist of former Fu-nan River Project river experts and researchers as well as voluntary cooperation from international, national, and local students and ordinary citizens.
Today, CURA has 15 staff members and about 200 volunteers dedicating their time to protect rivers and the environment. Projects include research on river environmental problems, environmental protection and pollution management, environmental education and awareness, encouraging environmental-friendly policies. CURAs main long term project has been centered around Anlong Village. The goals and missions of the organisation is: Protect the rivers, protect the environment. Promote sustainable urban and rural development.

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Institute of Chengdu Renewable-Energies Industry Technology
The institute is located in Chengdu Shuangliu Southwest Airport Economic Development Zone. It is authorized by Chengdu Municipal People’s Government for building a high-tech industrial base for Renewable Energy Industry Renewable Energy Equipment It is jointly set up by Chengdu Science and Technology Bureau and People’s Government of Shuangliu County, formally incorporated in January 2010. It is the first innovation carrier in Western China which promotes and integrates the policy, industry, research and market of renewable energy.

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Chengdu Assessment Centre
Chengdu Low Carbon & Energy Efficiency Assessment Centre is jointly established by the Institute, Architecture & Environment College of Sichuan University and IKE Science and Technology Co., Ltd. It is the first organization which focuses on low-carbon and energy efficiency assessment in southwest China. It plays a domestic leading role on comprehensive assessment of energy conservation and emission reduction and low-carbon solutions development etc. It is committed to provide professional, high quality and efficient assessment consulting services for the regional “green development” and “low-carbon economy”, and helps government and enterprises to build low-carbon core competitiveness to response to economic transformation.

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China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO)
The China Association for NGO Cooperation (CANGO) is a non-profit organization. CANGO was founded in 1992 and registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs in 1993. End of 2010 CANGO had 142 member organizations across China. CANGO is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Since its founding, CANGO has developed good relations with 170 foreign NGOs as well as bilateral and multilateral organizations.
CANGO's mission is to create a strong, empowered network of Chinese NGOs to address poverty alleviation, environmental protection including climate change and social development, particularly in China's poor, remote and minority-inhabited areas. CANGO acts as an intermediary agency and partners with foreign NGOs, bilateral and multilateral organizations and Chinese NGOs to enhance fundraising, provision of technical support and capacity building of grassroots NGOs in China. Since 2008, the secretariat of the China Climate Action Network (CCAN) is based at CANGO.

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Stiftung Mercator
Stiftung Mercator is one of the largest private foundations in Germany. It pursues clearly defined objectives in its thematic clusters of integration, climate change and arts education and it achieves these objectives with a combination of socio-political advocacy and practical work. Stiftung Mercator implements its own projects and supports external projects in its centres for science and humanities, education and international affairs. It takes an entrepreneurial, professional and international approach to its work.

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Sino-European Partnership on Low Carbon and Sustainable Urban Development
c/o Germanwatch e.V.
Stresemannstr. 72
D-10963 Berlin
Phone +49 (0)30 / 28 88 356-71
Fax +49 (0)30 / 28 88 356-1