Partnerships for climate action: Sustainable cooking

Partnerships with the private sector and innovative business models in the ADMIRE project moves us towards SDGs and climate goals.

April 22, 2019

While Colombia’s bustling cities are well known for innovative climate solutions, the rural parts of the country are not enjoying the same level of development; not least when it comes to cooking.

Partnering with civil society and the private sector, UNEP DTU Partnership has created a business model for improved, sustainable cookstoves.

The Adaptation Mitigation Readiness (ADMIRE) project creates commercially viable business models for climate action in partnership with public and private sector actors. It is based on the fact that private investments are key to reach the goals in the Paris Agreement and avoid a global climate disaster.

Now UNEP DTU Partnership has produced a series of short briefs on the successes of the ADMIRE project, sharing our approach, methods and models for inspiration and replication.

Download the brief on improved cookstoves in Colombia here.

The ADMIRE programme started in 2014, solely funded by the Danish aid agency, Danida, and aims to involve the private sector in climate mitigation and adaptation by developing investment opportunities in climate friendly sectors in countries in the developing world.

The business approach ensures that the developed actions do not become a one-time occurrence by designing replicable, scalable and commercially viable business solutions.

Creating partnerships and other forms of involvement of the private sector is a key area of UNEP DTU Partnership’s work.