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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-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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Solar Facility to Provide Energy, Jobs in Tacloban

By: ABS-CBNnews.com TACLOBAN CITY — A solar facility is being built in Tacloban City to provide an alternative source of power and livelihood for the victims of Typhoon ‘Yolanda’. “The RE-Charge facility will be powered by Tacloban sunshine and Filipino grit. Elements from the typhoon Yolanda relief effort were employed

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Latest Blogs

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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A Vote for Accountability

by: Kairos dela Cruz The dawn of social media started has put competitions and campaigns of every kind—from beauty contests to humanitarian causes—on an even playing field. Just a few clicks, done in your home, or on your mobile, can swing the odds in one’s favor. We have an idea

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