Observers

Observers are countries, companies and institutions who contribute to development of the climate teams mechanism.

They welcome the Paris Agreement and its recognition of voluntary cooperation among Parties in achieving their nationally determined mitigation contributions.  They are committed to ensuring that cooperative approaches under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement facilitate the delivery of mitigation contributions under the Paris Agreement and enhance mitigation ambition over time.

They commit to advance work with the Climate Team initiative to develop a new model to extend international cooperation under Article 6.2, that will allow countries to work together to transfer significant resources for credible, high-integrity emission reductions. 

Specifically, they agree to: 1) participate in Climate Team events when requested and available; 2) provide feedback on Climate Team presentations, papers, and other project materials; 3) assist in determining next steps for the Climate Team initiative.

They support the timely delivery of a Climate Team mechanism that serves as a practical model of international cooperation under Article 6.2.  They encourage others to observe and support the Climate Team model, with the aim of scaling up and strengthening climate action under the Paris Agreement.

Disclaimer: The material on this site does not necessarily represent the views of any of these individuals or institutions.  The authors of each resource are responsible for any opinions expressed and any errors or omissions.

Company observer: Fonterra is a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,000 farmers and their families, united by a fundamental belief in the power of dairy to make a difference.  Contact: Lucas Kengmana and Carolyn Mortland

Company observer: Genesis is a diversified energy company based in New Zealand. Genesis sells electricity, natural gas, and LPG through its retail brands. It generates electricity, and trades electricity and natural gas through its Generation business. Genesis also has a 46%

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