Climate change consequences and effects on sectors, communities, and natural habitats are interconnected and complex.
The Climate Practice at the Catalyst Group believes in a vision to build “A thriving world powered by resilient communities and carbon neutral systems”. Given the imperative to address systemic gaps in climate ecosystems and promote people-centric models at scale, the Catalyst Group intends to build on our expertise and relationships with vulnerable groups to strengthen climate action.
We work with vulnerable people who are disproportionately affected by climate change (small marginal farmers, marine fisherfolk, Nano, Micro, and MSMEs, street vendors, and indigenous people) to continue improving their resilience, or the capability to recover from or adapt to any climate-related disruption without compromising their lives, livelihoods, or long-term well-being.
To address the various levers of impact, the Catalyst Group works with nodal organisations who have the relevant community integration and work at the succinct intersections,
GREEN Foundation works at the intersection of food, energy and health systems using regenerative models that integrate agricultural practices, sustainable land use and rural communities. Its mission is to ensure sustainable food production and livelihoods for rural communities through models that bring together the ‘society-science-market’ led by women and their collectives. GREEN Foundation, works on
Fuzhio specialises in enhancing opportunities for enterprises and the supply chain across various sectors. Fuzhio’s vision is to build thriving and resilient businesses and thereby Fuzhio specialises in promoting Shoonya (Circularity) and just transition (energy, water, waste and natural resources) to a climate neutral/negative state.
Vrutti has a strong grassroots presence and works closely in the livelihoods sector, enhancing people’s well-being through knowledge, innovations and transformative actions. Mobilising and institutionalising (institutions and clusters) small producers in order to build their collective agency and supply chain sustainability. Vrutti, strongly believes that ‘Sustainable Livelihood Approaches’ can be a great lever to address poverty, marginalization and inclusive development
We want to achieve impact at scale by co-investing with change agents to shape solutions and investments. Some of the work we have implemented in this regard is outlined below:
Our ambition as an organisation is to contribute to impact, scale and sustainability. We achieve this by partnering with large scale/deep change-makers and investors, enabling them to succeed through our capabilities of evaluation partnerships.
Working with CIFF India’s Power, Clean Air and Cooling portfolio partners, CMS co-creates and deploys Theories of Change, Cascade to Impact, Results Frameworks, Partner and Programme Level Management Information Systems (MIS) and Interactive, Tech-enabled Dashboards. facilitate indicator design workshops with sectoral players. Conducted gating review and uncovered insights for investment course correction.