Adelphi is a leading independent think tank and public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Our mission is to improve global governance through research, dialogue and consultation. We offer demand-driven, tailor-made services for sustainable development, helping governments, international organizations, businesses and nonprofits design strategies for addressing global challenges.
Our staff of more than 180 provides high-quality interdisciplinary research, strategic policy analysis and advice, and corporate consulting. We facilitate policy dialogue and provide training for public institutions and businesses worldwide, helping to build capacity for transformative change. Since 2001 we have successfully completed over 800 projects worldwide. Our work covers the following key areas: Climate, Energy, Resources, Green Economy, Sustainable Business, Green Finance, Peace and Security, International Cooperation and Urban Transformation.
Partnerships are key to the way we work at adelphi. By forging alliances with individuals and organizations, we help strengthen global governance and so promote transformative change, sustainable resources management and resilience. adelphi is a values-based organization with an informal culture based on excellence, trust and cooperation. Sustainability is the foundation of our internal and external conduct. Our activities are climate-neutral and we have a certified environmental-management system.
The Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) was founded in 1960 by 19 pioneering entrepreneurs. Today, its members are active in all sectors of the economy and employ more than 60% of the private sector’s workforce. OEB is a Pancyprian, independent non-profit organization comprising of 60 of the main professional/sectoral Associations as well as hundreds of companies from the Manufacturing, Services, Commercial, Construction and Agricultural Sectors. In total, OEB has more than 5.000 Member/Enterprises.
In particular, the Energy & Environment Division of OEB was founded in 2016 and its goals are to be pioneer in the topics of energy and environment, to improve the competitiveness of renewable energy sources and remove administrative or other barriers, to support Cypriot manufacturers to maintain their global position in the installation of domestic solar thermal systems and ensure their competitiveness, to promote clean technologies for environmental protection and the 2030 targets for circular economy and climate change, to provide education and training, to promote efficient use of energy, to provide technical advisory support on sector related issues, to promote cooperation between academia and industry in the fields of energy and environment and in the development of research and innovation.
There are many projects have been developed by the Energy & Environment Division that aim e.g. the promotion of eco-innovation, blue energy, GHG emission reduction etc.
OEB operates in environmentally friendly manner. Since 2017 OEB is EMAS certified as well as produces on site renewable electricity through PV net metering system.
The Business4Climate + project is supported by the Department of Environment and Energy Service of Cyprus.