Each year, we recognize some of the most innovative and impactful action happening throughout the world. We refer to these as “Lighthouse Activities” and the Momentum for Change 2018 Annual Report highlights 15 such activities and projects.
Patricia Espinosa — UNFCCC Executive Secretary
Learn more about our four focus areas from these influential thought leaders. In 2018, Momentum for Change had the following focus areas: Women for Results, Planetary Health, Climate Neutral Now and Financing for Climate Friendly Investment.
Momentum for Change recognized concrete solutions to address climate change in 2018. The following facts tell the story of our success.
184 total submissions
Climate Neutral Now
147 total submissions
Women for Results
130 total submissions
108 total submissions
Latin America & Caribbean
Call for applications opened. Read article →
Call for applications closed.
Advisory Panel selected the Lighthouse Activities.
Lighthouse Activities announced at a special event during Climate Week in New York City. Read article →
Lighthouse Activities celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Katowice, Poland.
In order to be considered eligible, all 2018 activities needed to go through a selection process. Here’s the principles that have been followed.
Be scalable or replicable
Already be implemented or in the course of implementation
Address climate change mitigation or adaptation
Be innovative and/or demonstrate potential for long-term transformational change
Deliver verifiable social and environmental benefits
Not be registered as a CDM or JI activity