Members

The Climate and Ozone Protection Alliance brings together partner countries and members across private and public sectors to advance the holistic solutions needed to sustainably manage and reduce ODS and HFC banks.

By joining COPA, members and partners gain access to a global network of knowledge and resources. Match-making between members for technology and solution exchange is enabled and a flexible array of services provided. COPA is open to all countries and organisations, willing to support the global shift to sustainable refrigerant management and closing the loop to a circular economy in the cooling sector. 

By advancing holistic solutions to reduce ODS and HFC banks, COPA promote a global shift to sustainable refrigerant management, while helping parnter countries and members to access funding and support needed to enact mitigation measures. 

 

“The Climate and Ozone Protection Alliance (COPA) represents a significant step in facing the critical challenge of managing the end-of-life ODS and HFCs and offers a framework for concrete and coordinated action by a broad range of stakeholders.”

Ajiniyaz Reimov, Programme Specialist at UNDP’s Montreal Protocol and Chemicals & Waste Management Unit

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Who can join?

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Countries

ODA- as well as non-ODA countries willing to commit to reducing emissions from ODS and HFC banks

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Public Entities

Federal ministries, states and communities and subordinate authorities, as well as implementing organisations of official development cooperations.

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Private Sector

Businesses and consultants in refrigerant production, cooling equipment manufacturing and the recovery, reclamation and destruction facilities for ODS and HFCs banks

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Civil Society

Civil society has a crucial role to play by mobilizing and accelerating change in ODS and HFC banks management

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Academia

Representatives from academia and educational fields working on the impact of and research for solutions for ODS and HFC banks

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Financing Institutions

International, regional and national development banks, and interested financing institutions contributing to substantial and cost-efficient GHG mitigation

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