Momentum for Change provides a public platform to highlight broad-ranging climate change actions that are
already achieving real results on the ground. By shining light on the most inspiring and transformational
mitigation and adaptation activities, known as 'Lighthouse Activities', Momentum for Change aims to
strengthen motivation, spur innovation and catalyse further change towards a low-emission, high-resilient
future. The Lighthouse Activities are showcased at the annual United Nations climate change conferences.
The map below shows all Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity winners. All of the activities in 2011 and
2012 fall under the Urban Poor focus area, which is implemented with the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. At the end of 2012, two focus
areas were launched: Women for Results, implemented with the generous support of The Rockefeller Foundation and Financing for Climate Friendly
Investment, implemented in partnership with the World Economic Forum.
The 2013 lighthouse activities were selected from all three focus areas. In 2013, a fourth focus area was
launched: ICT Solutions, implemented in partnership with the Global
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