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Fair Climate Policy, Our Contributions

iCSC led the crafting and passage of Republic Act 10174, which established the People’s Survival Fund, the first funding mechanism dedicated to supporting the adaptation agenda of local governments and communities. iCSC contributes to Philippine climate policy development by (1) promoting innovative climate change-driven risk transfer mechanisms such as weather-indexed insurance and (2) championing the integration of environmental and social safeguards with direct access climate finance. iCSC is part of the Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative (AFAI) an international program on tracking adaptation funds.

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Climate Friendly Cities, Trailblazing eJeepneys

iCSC took on the challenge of closing the "green loop" in transportation when it launched the electric jeepney revolution in July 2007. We have since marked a series of milestones: the first domestically manufactured eJeepney (2008), the first official registration papers issued to electric jeepneys (2008), the first public routes dedicated to electric public transport, called the Makati Green Routes (2009), the first electric vehicle charging station (2009) and the first e-vehicle battery-swapping program (2011). iCSC formed the private consortium which received the first commercial eJeepney fleet franchise in 2012.

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Latest News

RE-Charge Tacloban: After Typhoon Ruby

As a response to the power outtages brought about by Typhoon Ruby, iCSC’s solar-powered RE-Charge facility and electric converted multicabs have provided free charging services for communities without power since December 9th. Prior to this, as Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit) raced close to Tacloban City with wind speed forecasts

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RE-Charging Tacloban with green transport

Philippine Daily Inquirer, November 2nd, 2014 There is massive potential in using renewable energy to rebuild areas devastated by weather disasters while promoting the concept of “transformational adaptation and resilience.” It is not enough to just cope with global warming. Transforming society, through the pursuit of more sustainable pathways of

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Latest Blogs

Tacloban, Mabuhay!

By Danica Marie Supnet Tacloban City is a frequent destination of iCSC, specially our Program team. At the heart of Tacloban is where our solar facility was built as the flagship of the project, RE-Charge Tacloban. Although iCSC found a second home in Tacloban, it’s my first time to see

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A mighty undertaking

By Red Constantino I’m here in Johannesburg at the moment, working closely with colleagues who’ve become great friends, to produce strategies and approaches that help increase the ambition of developing country governments to act on climate change. The welcome dinner last night was excellent, and also really tough for people

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