COMMITTED TO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
During the 2017 G7 Environmental Summit in Bologna, Italy, IRP partners join the SDG Media Zone to discuss the public-private partnership with the Republic of Palau to help achieve – and surpass – its renewable energy and sustainability goals.
THE PALAU ENERGY SUMMIT.
IRP partners met with stakeholders from across the country, including the Council of Chiefs, which advise the President on matters concerning traditional laws. It was critical to secure political – as well as cultural – support from leaders representing the people and values of Palau.
DETERMINING THE SCOPE AND SCALE OF PALAU’S TRANSFORMATION.
IRP partners toured the country identifying renewable energy and microgrid opportunities. Given the vulnerabilities of small island developing states, it was imperative that the partnership address both climate mitigation and climate adaption challenges.
A SCALEABLE SOLUTION FOR THE WORLD.
GridMarket was honored to have been one of seven companies invited by the SDG Action Campaign to showcase its solution for helping the world achieve the SDGs during COP23 (Bonn, Germany). Nick highlighted the partnership in Palau and how it represents a scalable model for SIDS.
LAUNCHING THE ISLAND RESILIENCE PARTNERSHIP.
During the UN HLPF, President Tommy Remengesau, Trammell Crow, Nick Davis, and Kate Brown officially launch the Island Resilience Partnership, a new effort to scale the proven partnership model in Palau to help other SIDS achieve their energy & resilience goals
IRP as a vehicle for global change
As official delegates to COP23 for the Republic of Palau, IRP partners joined President Tommy Remengesau on a panel at the Fiji Pavilion to discuss how their public-private partnership is achieving island resilience.
Scaling the Island Resilience Partnership
During the United Nations High-Level Political Forum, President Tommy Remengesau joined Nick Davis (CEO, GridMarket), Trammell S. Crow (Founder, EarthX), and Kate Brown (Executive Director, GLISPA) to scale the proven Island Resilience Partnership model in Palau to help other small island developing states achieve their energy and resilience goals.