INFRAS

Who we are

  • An independent consulting group providing policy analysis and implementation services since 1976. We are situated in Zurich and Bern and are fully owned by our management and senior staff.
  • We offer a diverse pool of knowledge of 50 committed employees with a broad multi-disciplinary know-how in economics and social sciences, engineering and natural sciences.

What we do

  • Plan and do research on topics related to sustainable development.
  • Develop practical solutions and decision-making principles in key societal, economical and eco-logical fields.

Who we work for

  • Private and public companies, national and international administrations and organisations.

The way we work

  • Independently, in an unbiased, fair, multi-disciplinary, practical and implementation-oriented way.
  • We include different views and methods, and think beyond boundaries.
  • We aim for ecological and socially responsible, long-term sustainable solutions.
  • We focus on the customer benefit.

We excel in

  • in-depth understanding of economic processes, policy planning and decision-making.
  • Mediating between researchers, economists and policy makers.

Members

Interactions between biodiversity, climate change and land use  Source UNEP (2021b)

Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

This nexus brief explores key challenges and issues related to biodiversity and the intrinsic linkages between ecosystems and sustainable development. 

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Climate Ledger Initiative

Climate Ledger Initiative

Watch a video from Climate Ledger Initiative co-founder Nick Beglinger on this international, multi-stakeholder platform at the intersection of climate change and blockchain technology, or more generally distributed ledger technology (DLT).

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Decarbonising the building sector

Decarbonizing the building sector

This report  highlights a set of essential measures and successful examples for incorporating building activities in decarbonization efforts for governments to include in their NDCs.

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Figure 2 from page 8 of the report: SDC Climate change foresight analysis Global and regional risks and hotspots Update 2021. (Click to enlarge)

SDC Climate change foresight analysis (2021)

This 2021 foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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SDC foresight risk map

Foresight analysis: Global and regional risks and hotspots (2020)

This foresight report provides information about short- and medium-term climate-related risks and analyses these risks with regard to water, food, health and regional stability.

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climate conflicts potential map

Climate Change & Environment Nexus Brief: Fragility and Conflict

This brief looks at the nexus of environment, climate change, fragility and conflict and their complex interlinkages, and focuses on conflicts related to declining natural resources.

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