climate change & sustainability

about

 

Adaptify is a consultancy specializing in project development, strategic planning, research, analysis, and management. The company name ‘Adaptify’ came into use for the first time when www.adaptify.org was founded in 2012. The word refers to the imperative to be adaptable, innovative and creative in the face of the many interlinked challenges and opportunities that are related to climate change and sustainability.

Examples of recent work:

  • For the UK Government’s International Climate Fund: designed a breakthrough monitoring and evaluation framework to evaluate the effectiveness of 1.4 billion UK pounds in investments to reduce risks from climate change

  • For the Government of the Netherlands: managed the start-up of the first intergovernmental partnership between large cities located on major river deltas, to reduce risks from more intense storms and rising sea levels: the Delta Coalition

  • For the Government of Mozambique: worked with government officials, private companies, and international aid agencies to formulate a national strategy to access and deliver finance to reduce risks from climate change

  • For Transparency International: designed and piloted a new approach to improve standards of governance in climate finance, which has subsequently been adopted in both Bangladesh and the Maldives

  • For a coalition of governments in Southern Africa: developed an investment strategy for decentralized water projects to reduce human-wildlife conflict in trans-boundary river basins during seasonal migrations

  • For the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: managed an initiative to create a new national Climate Change Centre, based at the Saudi Environmental Protection Agency in Jeddah