The Climate Markets and Investment Association is an independent, not for profit organization dedicated to providing leadership to the private sector in the delivery of climate investment policy and market mechanisms. We are uniquely positioned as an accredited NGO to the COP as observers to the UNFCCC. CMIA holds three Active Private Sector Observer Seats at the Boards of the Green Climate Fund, Climate Investment Funds and Forest Carbon Partnership Facility.
"If you know nothing else about the Paris Agreement, you should understand that nearly 200 countries have made investment commitments that total nearly US$20 trillion in infrastructure spending"
Alexandra Tracy, Founder and President of Hoi Ping Ventures and CMIA’s Active Private Sector Observer representative
"CMIA has over the years provided thought-provoking ideas in the policy debate on the European Emissions Trading System. CMIA’s contribution to the debate was always focused on keeping the system business friendly as well as environmentally ambitious."
Mr. Peter Zapfel, Head of Unit “Emissions Trading System – Policy Development and Auctioning” in DG Climate Action, European Commission
"CMIA helped to explain the potential for project-based mechanisms across a variety of constituencies and is a key voice driving the conversation on results-based finance and sector approaches for scaling-up emission reduction investments. We urgently need input from organisations like CMIA to operationalise Art 6 of the Paris Agreement."
Mr. Franz-Josef Schafhausen, former Director General Climate Change, European and International Affairs, Federal German Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
CMIA does joint research and advocacy with a focus on delivering the climate investment flows needed to limit global average temperature below 2 degrees with the following initiatives: