ICF

ICF Consulting helps their clients solve complex problems. ICF Consulting aims to build a more prosperous and resilient world through investing in people, minimising our footprint on the planet, and supporting important causes.

ICF works with business, government and nonprofit organizations to design and implement programs and policies that drive low-emission transitions and build resilience against the effects of climate change. ICF is one of the world’s largest science-based climate consultancies with 2000+ climate, energy and environment experts worldwide working full-time to help organizations use their resources more efficiently, reduce costs, and accelerate mission accomplishment. ICF maintains objectivity as a non-partisan, non-political firm that spends zero funds on lobbying or supporting political parties or candidates.

ICF carefully manages its own footprint, implements efficiencies to reduce emissions, has an approved science-based target, purchases renewable energy certificates equivalent to 100% of the energy used by global operations, and buys verified carbon offsets equivalent to the remaining emissions (including those from business travel and employee commuting). See our latest Corporate Citizenship report.

Latest news and articles

Pushing the Frontiers of Social-Ecological Resilience

A new research paper shows how the field of social-ecological resilience has evolved over the past 15 years, and gives three examples of this.

Adaptation & Resilience Solutions: The investment opportunity to grow the sector

During the COP26 Finance Day (3rd November 2021), the Resilience Hub hosted a side event to showcase the increasing range of adaptation and resilience innovations, as well as to discuss opportunities and barriers to scaling them. The panel discussion included speakers from Climate-KIC, Global Resilience Partnership, CDC Group, BFA Global, The Lightsmith Group, PayPal and FMO, the Dutch Development Bank.

Knowledge for Transformative Action Towards a Resilient Future

On the 10th November 2021, the Resilience Hub at COP26 hosted a side event to showcase three major, global initiatives that seek to ensure that action to enhance adaptation and resilience stem from a foundation of research, knowledge and learning: the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), the Resilience Knowledge Coalition and the Adaptation Research Alliance (ARA).

Resilience in Focus at COP26

At the Global Resilience Partnership, we are taking forward the momentum and collaborations from COP26 into action to build a resilient future.

Can locally-led anticipatory action address climate impacts at scale?

There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage – reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event.