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ABOUT
US

Climate Strategy is a consulting firm specialised in the strategies, markets and opportunities created by the need to combat climate change.
We provide strategic advice and first class project execution to our clients in areas of:

  • Clean Energy
  • Clean Technology
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Policy
  • Environment
  • Sustainability
Climate Change demands leadership. Climate Strategy understands the interdependent relationships between Environment, Society, and Government and their roles in guiding the global transition to a low carbon economy. We help position companies at the forefront of this transition and increase their awareness and understanding of the related commercial challenges and opportunities.
Get to know more about our group company providing energy efficiency finance solutions

Our Clients

Companies

Energy Policy

15 years advising on strategic issues
regarding the energy transition

Research Reports

Summary Report of Expert Consultations for Finance for Innovation: Towards the ETS Innovation Fund

Published in June 2017, this document is a high-level summary of sector-specific workshops held by the European Commission with experts from energy-intensive industries, energy and finance sectors, and provides expert recommendations as regards to the key design elements of the future Innovation Fund.

Long Term Political Framework for Energy Efficency in Mexico

Published in February 2017, this political framework was instrumental in identifying challenges, opportunities and lines of action related to energy efficiency which were later used when establishing planning instruments and tools mandated by the Mexican Energy Transition Law (Ley de Transición Energética – LTE)

Green Tagging: Mobilising Bank Finance for Energy Efficiency in Real Estate

Launched in December 2017, this report presents the findings and recommendations from a survey of green tagging practices of 10 of Europe’s leading banks. In addition, this report describes how they are developing a systematic approach to green tagging with a focus on commercial and residential real estate mortgage loans.

G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit

Published in June 2017, this document is a high-level summary of sector-specific workshops held by the European Commission with experts from energy-intensive industries, energy and finance sectors, and provides expert recommendations as regards to the key design elements of the future Innovation Fund.

Funding Innovation to Deliver EU Competitive Climate Leadership

Published in October 2018, this report assesses the role and need to foster research and innovation (“R&I”) in key sectors to effectively decarbonise the European economy. Drawing from an expert survey, this report offers a set of conclusions to reach ‘Net-Zero’ decarbonisations targets by 2050.

Sustainable Real Estate Investment, Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement: An Action Framework.

Published in February 2016, this framework seeks to assist real estate investment stakeholders in identifying key drivers and how to overcome those barriers that prevent the integration ESG and climate change related risks into their decision making processes.

G20 Energy Efficiency Finance Task Group (“EEFTG”) Activity Report 2015

Published in October 2015, this report summarizes the EEFTG 2015 technical engagement activities organized around key technical themes which emerged to form EEFTG’s voluntary Energy Efficiency Investment Principles of G20 participating countries as well as relevant case studies.

Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group 2015 Report, Energy Efficiency – the first fuel for the EU Economy: How to drive new finance for energy efficiency investments

Published in February 2015, this report – the second from the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) identifies the critical success factors, policies, market instruments and financing solutions to increase energy efficiency investments in Europe in the buildings, industry and SME sectors.

GTR 2014 Report, National Strategy for Buildings’ Renovation: Key Steps to Transform Spain’s Buildings Sector

Published in December 2013: This report – the third collaborative work from the Rehabilitation Working Group (GTR – El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Rehabilitación) - deepens the scope of its previous Road Map and Long-term Plan to ensure that the transformation of Spain’s built environment becomes an economic reality.

GTR’s 2012 Report, A National Perspective on Spain’s Building Sector

Published in November 2012: This report – the second collaborative work from the Rehabilitation Working Group (GTR – El Grupo de Trabajo sobre Rehabilitación) - presents two significant improvements: GTR’s 2012 economic model introduces over eighty new parameters, and incorporates the new legislative guidelines from the European Union’s new Energy Efficiency Directive.

Financing Energy Efficiency Building Retrofits

Published in October 2010: “Climate Strategy’s white paper on the financing of Energy Efficiency provides an in-depth review of policy and retrofit activity in the US, UK and Spain.”

A National Perspective on Spain's Building Sector

Published in November 2011: “This report is a collaborative work which provides the background, structure, methodology, analysis and an action plan for Spain to launch and support a New Housing Sector creating jobs and saving energy and CO2 emissions.”

Challenges and Funding Opportunities for the Energy Efficient Renovation of Spain’s Residential Building Stock

Published on February 2012: “This report examines the international tools and policies designed to fund energy retrofit projects in the residential sector. It also aims to examine the possible ways to adopt similar policies that can boost the Spanish housing stock retrofit sector.

Financing Mechanisms for Europe’s Buildings Renovation Assessment and Structuring Recommendations for Funding European 2020 Retrofit Targets

Published in September 2011: “This report states that appropriate national policy frameworks remain the most significant drivers of optimal national energy efficiency and refurbishment outcomes. However there is also a clear need to create financing mechanisms and support programmes which have the capacity to stimulate investments in the order of Euro 100 billion per annum into European buildings in aggregate from public and private sources (consistent with individual Member State target financing levels of 0.5-0.8% of GDP)”.

  • Curriculum Vitae

    Peter Sweatman the Founder and Chief Executive of Climate Strategy & Partners

  • Conferences

    Public Speaking Events, Expert Workshops and Presentations (2004-2018)

  • Press

    List of Key Press articles and interviews published 2004-2015

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Team

Climate Strategy’s team of experts brings together over 45 years of experience

Peter Sweatman
Founder and Chief Executive

Peter has spent 26 years in finance of which 15 are climate finance and energy efficiency. Likewise, Peter’s vast experience encompasses the energy, entrepreneurial, climate and low carbon technology sectors having held senior positions at JPMorgan and Climate Change Capital.

Mauricio Yrivarren
Senior Associate

Mauricio joined the Climate Strategy team in 2011. Since then he has participated in the development and execution of various projects related to corporate policies and practices to address climate change.

Stephen Smith
UK Director

Stephen has 10 years experience in strategy consulting predominantly for FTSE 100 companies followed by 15 years delivering major change programmes and managing shared service functions for Diageo plc and Covidien.

Over 300 speaking engagements
given by our CEO