In Focus

econcept — research and presentation, discourse and networking, consultancy and practice. “In Focus” provides you with an insight into the diversity of our expertise, products and network partners, as well as a glimpse into our everyday working lives.

Current article

How cities in India can meet the challenges of climate change

At the first National Best Practice Workshop in the framework of CapaCITIES on 29/30 April in Chennai (Tamil Nadu / India), Reto Dettli explained the methodology developed by econcept and ICLEI for the development of urban climate action plans. Case studies from 4 cities show concrete results from the definition of goals to the implementation of first measures.

Go to article

Latest News

  • Best Practice-Workshop for Climate Resilient Cities in India

    Reto Dettli was a speaker at the Best Practice Workshop in New Delhi as part of the CapaCITIES project (Capacity Building for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient City Development) at the end of January 2019. Representatives of various Indian cities discussed the topics of climate action planning and implementation, waste management, water and wastewater management, mobility and project financing.

  • Validation and verification of climate protection projects

    Swiss climate protection projects must be reviewed by an independent body before they are registered with the Swiss government. econcept is accredited by the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) as an institution for the validation and verification of climate protection projects in Switzerland.

  • Concept for national poverty monitoring

    Within the framework of the National Programme against Poverty, possibilities for a nationwide monitoring of poverty were examined in depth. econcept drew up an inventory of existing domestic and foreign poverty reports and worked with the relevant actors to develop proposals for a possible form of national poverty monitoring.