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Press Release: Civil Society Groups Call On Governments To Address Appliance Efficiency At COP26
A growing network of 20 civil society and environmental organizations is calling on governments to sign the Call to Action in advance of COP26
New Faces at CLASP
Since our last update, eight new team members have joined our team. Learn what motivates them daily, their impressive accomplishments, and who recently adopted a puppy.
SEAD Initiative Launches Product Efficiency Call to Action in the Lead up to COP26
In the lead-up to COP26, the SEAD Initiative and partners have launched the Product Efficiency Call to Action, with the goal of doubling the efficiency of four priority products that account for 40% of global energy consumption by 2030.
Launching the CLASP Policy Resource Center
CLASP is pleased to launch the CLASP Policy Resource Center (CPRC), a global hub for information on energy efficiency, water efficiency, and quality policies for appliances and equipment.
Get to Know CLASP’s Six New Team Members
Over the past few months, CLASP has welcomed six new members to our teams in China, Kenya and Washington, DC, fostering new relationships and expanding our geographic reach.
CLASP 2020 Annual Report
Within the newly released 2020 Annual Report, we reflect on CLASP’s resilience and innovation through a challenging year. The report highlights the impactful work of our Climate and Clean Energy Access programs, and how CLASP is innovating the way our team works in response to current events.
We have always found that the technical contributions and policy recommendations from CLASP strongly complement our own advocacy efforts, collectively enabling us to deliver a compelling message to the Commission in support of ambitious regulations.Laura Degallaix
Secretary General, European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation
Ending Toxic Lighting Together – CLASP Coordinates the Clean Lighting Coalition
CLASP is proud to announce that we are coordinating the Clean Lighting Coalition (CLiC), a global partnership to capture the health and environmental benefits of eliminating mercury-based lighting under the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
CLASP Launches New Website and Mepsy Climate Impacts Calculator
Welcome to CLASP’s new website, featuring a new tool to quantify the climate impacts of energy efficiency policies, an updated research library, and stories and insights from CLASP’s work.
CLASP Welcomes Bishal Thapa as India Director
CLASP is pleased to announce that Bishal Thapa will join us this month to lead our India program.
New Efficiency for Access Campaign Centers Off-Grid Appliances in COVID-19 Response
Appliances are Vital makes the case for including low-energy, inclusive appliances in the global pandemic recovery effort.
Conversations with CLASP: New Podcast Features Huda Jaffer of SELCO Foundation
Through conversations with partners, CLASP is exploring the implications of the novel coronavirus for the clean energy access sector. We hope that you enjoy this candid dialogue with the experts on the challenges and opportunities that face the sector right now.
Campaign to Raise Awareness for Kenya Energy Label
In collaboration with the Kenya Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), CLASP launched the #KenyaEnergyLabel Campaign aimed at educating consumers on the utility and benefits of the new energy label.
Summer Cooling Rewind
Over the summer months, CLASP engaged with a variety of practitioners across articles and reports, virtual events, and a digital campaign. Revisit some of the highlights.
Air Conditioner Policy Event Showcases Best Practices from Brazil, China and India
Policymakers from Brazil, China, and India, as well as the UN’s United for Efficiency program spoke at a recent CLASP webinar to share insights from their experiences implementing AC efficiency policy.
Panel Highlights Climate Gains from Use of Cooling Model MEPS
A recent online panel discussion showcased the benefits of adopting country-level efficiency policies based on model minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) to limit the climate impacts of air conditioners (ACs) and refrigerators, as demand for the popular appliances skyrockets with rising global temperatures, incomes and urbanization.
Off-Grid Solar Social Enterprises Respond to COVID-19 in Kenya & Zambia
Under the Global LEAP Awards Solar E-Waste Challenge, as Efficiency for Access Coalition Co-Secretariat CLASP has been working closely with Grantee companies across sub-Saharan Africa as they adapt operations to help vulnerable off-grid consumers navigate the COVID 19 Pandemic.
CLASP 2019 Annual Report
Within the newly released 2019 Annual Report, we celebrate CLASP’s 20 years of impact, highlight achievements from our Climate and Clean Energy Access programs, and showcase the many partners and donors who make our journey possible.
Designing a Consumer-Centric Energy Label Awareness Campaign in Kenya
CLASP is collaborating with Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority to conduct a consumer awareness campaign on the country's refrigerator label, aimed at empowering consumers to make informed purchasing decisions and driving them towards high-efficiency products.