The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a new global fund created to support the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of climate change. GCF helps developing countries limit or reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapt to climate change. It seeks to promote a paradigm shift to low-emission and climate-resilient development, taking into account the needs of nations that are particularly vulnerable to climate change impacts.
It was set up by the 194 countries who are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2010, as part of the Convention’s financial mechanism. It aims to deliver equal amounts of funding to mitigation and adaptation, while being guided by the Convention’s principles and provisions.
When the Paris Agreement was reached in 2015, the Green Climate Fund was given an important role in serving the agreement and supporting the goal of keeping climate change well below 2 degrees Celsius.
At the Green Climate Fund, we are driven by the impact of climate change on our home planet. We strive to help countries shift to low-emission and climate-resilient development. In support of this mission, the Fund is hiring highly qualified individuals who are eager to be part of a start-up in international climate finance that offers stimulating challenges. We seek strategic thinkers who can communicate ideas effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
GCF values diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship, religion, disability, or similar other attributes. If you are motivated by our mandate and believe your profile could be of value to the Fund, consult the current opportunities below.