Efficient Energy for Sustainable Development Partnership (EESD)

Last updated: 5 November 2017
The Efficient Energy for Sustainable Development Partnership (EESD) aims to improve the productivity and efficiency of energy systems while reducing waste and pollution, saving money, and improving reliability through more energy efficient processes, technologies, and production modernization. The DOE-led public-private partnership seeks to assist developing and transitional economies reduce poverty and get ahead of their development curves. Partners commit to improve energy efficiency and reduce poverty; develop new business and financing models for sustainable development; promote integrated development by optimizing globalizing forces (technology, information, and capital) for economic growth, social development, and environmental progress; and form new alliances to facilitate project and market development. More than 80 organizations have committed to the objectives of the Efficient Energy for Sustainable Development Partnership: Partners include 30% from business and industry, 21% from NGOs and academia, 20% financial institutions, 20% from bilateral and country governments, and 8% multilateral organizations.

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