GERES is involved in dynamic collaborations with other networks in order to contribute to the sharing of experiences, strengthen its activities and take forward the causes it defends.
> Networks GERES is a member of
The ACCESS coalition consists of a range of civil society organizations that aim to strengthen the visibility and presence of those working to deliver universal energy access. ACCESS advocates for people living in poverty to have access to safe, reliable and affordable energy, and for environmentally sustainable and efficient energy systems globally.
Alliance for Rural Electrification
The Alliance for Rural Electrification is a global industry association that supports all businesses along the whole value-chain of renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing and emerging countries.
Launched by EcoAct, the Climate Club is a solution provider network for a low carbon future. It is a place to discover the latest innovations, be part of an exclusive network of leaders, share experiences, meet worldwide experts and visionaries, foster synergies to boost innovation.
Climate Technology Centre and Network
The CTCN promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate resilient development at the request of developing countries. The network provides technology solutions, capacity building and advice on policy, legal and regulatory frameworks tailored to the needs of individual countries.
Energy Practitioner Network
This group brings together practitioners from the private sector and civil society working on the delivery of energy services and solutions related to electrification in a range of developing country contexts to develop a more integrated approach to energy access planning and execution in support of the Sustainable Energy for All objective of achieving universal access to modern energy services by 2030.
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
This network is a new partnership initiated and led by the United Nations Foundation. The Alliance’s ‘100 by ’20’ goal calls for 100 million homes to adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020. The Alliance will work with public, private, and non-profit partners to help overcome the market barriers that currently impede the production, deployment, and use of clean cook toves in the developing world.
Global LEAP is a voluntary partnership thatenergy-practitioner-network includes regional market development efforts, a global quality assurance framework, global awards to spur product development, and a set of commonly agreed guiding principles. It is a transformative new collaboration to catalyze markets for off-grid energy products and services.
Established at the Rio de Janeiro conference in 1992, INFORSE is a network of non-governmental and independent organizations which support sustainable energy solutions to combat poverty and protect the environment.
Nexus was initiated in 2009 by GERES and launched by an alliance of eight development organizations from seven countries who committed to using carbon finance to tackle poverty and climate change. Since then, Nexus has extended beyond carbon while developing innovative new ways to support the growth and impact of its 23 members.
> Networks GERES is close with
HEDON Household Energy Network is a knowledge sharing and networking NGO for household energy solutions in developing countries. It currently numbers over 4,000 active members. Its mission is to inform and empower practitioners in order to unlock barriers to household energy access.
The Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. With over 8700 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 130 countries, it is the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world.