Mats Marquardt focuses on climate finance and the sustainable development co-benefits of climate action. He is a development economist, with a keen interest in exploring the relevance of climate action co-benefits and the role of finance institutions in driving Paris-aligned sustainable development. Prior to joining NewClimate Institute, Mats worked as a climate action and development advisor for the international consultancy firm Factor. Mats holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management Science from the University of Southampton, as well as a master’s degree in Development Economics from the Georg-August Universität Göttingen. In his studies, he specialised in research methods for applied empirical economics in developing countries.

Evaluating corporate target setting in the Netherlands
Publication date 05 Jul 2022

An assessment of the climate action plans of 29 Dutch companies and financial institutions In this publication, we scrutinise the...

Transition risks, mitigation options, and the global protein transformation in the context of Argentina’s agriculture sector
Publication date 22 Mar 2022

Ambition to Action Phase II publication series The three-part report series identifies transition risks faced by Argentina’s export...

Working Paper: Transition risks for Argentina’s agricultural sector
Publication date 05 Nov 2021

The Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) and NewClimate analyse the transition risks faced by Argentina’s export...

Paris alignment of gas?
Publication date 20 Oct 2021

Financial institutions' current investments in gas reflect an underestimation of climate risks, including the extent to which gas value...

SCREEN - Sustainable development and climate action green recovery screening tool and framework
Publication date 25 Aug 2021

The SCREEN tool and the underlying COVID-19 recovery framework aim to help policymakers to identify and analyse green recovery measures...

Increasing transparency and integrity of corporate climate pledges

NewClimate Institute is partnering with Carbon Market Watch to address key gaps in the evolving landscape of corporate climate pledges...

Ambition to Action

The Ambition to Action (A2A) project is funded under the German International Climate Initiative (IKI). Through this project, the A2A...

CLIMTRADE - Impacts of climate regulation on trade
Publication date 05 Nov 2021

The CLIMTRADE tool allows users to analyse a range of economic impacts associated with carbon border adjustments. The Excel-based tool...

SCREEN - Screening for sustainable development and climate action in green recovery
Publication date 25 Aug 2021

The Sustainable development and climate action green recovery screening tool, or SCREEN, provides policymakers and analysts with a...

What’s at stake for steak?
Publication date 11 Jul 2022

Analysing an EU carbon tariff on meat imports with CLIMTRADE The meat industry is a major, and growing, contributor to global...

Major Dutch companies’ climate pledges fall short of what is needed for Paris Agreement
Publication date 05 Jul 2022

Berlin, 5 July 2022 – New analysis published today shows that major Dutch companies only commit to reduce their emissions by 19% by...

Gas investment is not the solution to the current energy crisis
Publication date 21 Oct 2021

Much of the world currently finds itself in the midst of an energy crisis tied to jumps in the price of gas. Expanded investments in...

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