Alliance for Climate Action


Name of initiative Alliance for Climate Action
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Starting year 2018
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Secretariat Devendra Rana,, e-mail:
Organisational structure An alliance of alliances
Geographical coverage Global
Name of lead organisation Alliance for Climate Action
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
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Description Alliances for Climate Action (ACA) is a global network of domestic multi-sector coalitions committed to supporting the delivery and enhancement of their countries’ climate goals. ACA connects cities, states, the private sector, investors, universities and civil society at the domestic level so that they can work with each other and with their national governments to drive climate action.
Objectives These actors will lead the way by setting ambitious climate goals, by collaborating to deliver action on the ground and by working together to strengthen climate action at a national level.
Activities The members will:

Take action individually, Collaborate with others at domestic level on joint climate actions, Encourage new actors to join, Champion higher ambition by engaging national governments, Build public support for climate action domestically and internationally, Support peer-to-peer learning, networking and knowledge sharing

One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Political dialogue
Activity of initiative Awareness raising and outreach
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Participants Number Names
Members 4  
Companies 0
Business organisations 0
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 4 Alianza para la Acción Climática (Argentina):

A new coalition of Argentinian businesses,  cities,  investors,  civil society,  and universities banded together to form the Alianza para la Acción Climática Argentina. Members include clothing company Patagonia,  cosmetics company Natura,  the capital city of Buenos Aires,  University of El Salvador,  and the association of 2,  000 agro-commodity producers in Argentina called CREA. Together this coalition represents over 13 million citizens and over 30% of the nation's economy.

Japan Climate Initiative (Japan): Nearly 300 leading companies and leaders from regional government calling for a decarbonized Japanese society. Founding members including five companies with 100% renewable energy targets,  and 15 companies with approved science-based targets,  including Japanese multinational conglomerates Ricoh and Sony.

Alianza para la Acción Climática de Guadalajara (Mexico): Over 35 Mexican entities - including the University of Guadalajara,  the local government of the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area,  the government of the state of Jalisco and the Mexican company Fortius - commit to work hand and hand with the national government to accelerate implementation of its pledge to reduce 22% of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and up to 36% with international support.

We Are Still In (USA): Over 3,  000 signatories,  collectively representing 170 million Americans and $6.4 trillion in U.S. GDP,  ensuring the US remains a global leader in reducing emissions. ACA will work collaboratively with We Are Still In in the United States to ratchet up ambition at the domestic level to achieve the Paris Agreements goals.

National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 7 C40 cities (USA),  CDP,  Climate Action Network (United Kingdom),  The Climate Group (United Kingdom),  Fundacion Avina (Panama),  We Mean Business (USA),  WWF (Switzerland)
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 2 October 2019 09:26:17

Not only have national states as participators