People

Sanjeev Kumar
Sanjeev KumarCEO & Founding Director
Sanjeev is a climate and energy political thought leader, campaigner, communications expert and public speaker. He founded Change Partnership to change the nature and quality of action to address the climate crisis.

He was previously a Director at the communications consultancy Burson Cohen & Wolfe; Senior Associate at environment think-tank E3G; and also led WWF European Policy Office’s campaigning on the Emissions Trading System (ETS). Sanjeev started his career as a civil servant before joining the Energy Institute in London.

Edward Robinson
Edward Robinson
Edward began his career as a journalist working in Shanghai. He has since spent nearly a decade working in communications and public affairs, specialising in UK and EU political strategy as well as advising on climate, energy and environment policy.

He supports the European Climate Foundation and has worked with the UK think tank Green Alliance, Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Accenture Sustainability Services and the World Economic Forum. His work has been published in the Financial Times, The Guardian, The New Internationalist and BusinessGreen, among others.

 

Networks

Change Partnership is a member of the following networks:

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The Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA) is an alliance of over 270 not-for-profit organisations promoting public support for a safe climate future for people and nature and a low-carbon transition of our economies.

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Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe works to prevent dangerous climate change and promote sustainable climate and energy policy in Europe. It has over 120 member organisations in more than 30 European countries – representing all together 44 million citizens.  

Funders

We thank for the following organisations for partnering and collaborating with Change Partnership:

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The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) aims to demonstrably improve the lives of children in developing countries by achieving large-scale, sustainable impact. We believe that every child deserves to survive, thrive and mature into adulthood in a supportive and safe environment.

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The European Climate Foundation (ECF) was established in early 2008 as a major philanthropic initiative to promote climate and energy policies that greatly reduce Europe’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to help Europe play an even stronger international leadership role to mitigate climate change.

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E3G is an independent organisation acting to accelerate the global transition to sustainable development. We leverage outcomes on climate, economics, resources and security. Change Partnership receives support from E3G for its work on the Just Transition from a Life + grant through the European Commission.

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CEE Bankwatch Network  works across the central and eastern European region to monitor the activities of international financial institutions and propose constructive environmental and social alternatives to the policies and projects they support

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Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS)  The only progressive think tank at European level establishes an intellectual crossroad between social democracy and the European project, putting fresh thinking at the core of its action. As a platform for ideas , FEPS works in close collaboration with social democratic organisations, and in particular national foundations and think-tanks across Europe, to tackle the challenges that Europe faces today. 

Transparency

†Change Partnership is registered as an Association Sans But Lucrative (ASBL) in Belgian law with Registration Number 0524.743.076 and is accredited on the European Commission’s Transparency Register.