Practical Action works with a range of organisations worldwide, because we know that we can only bring about real change if we share our learning and collaborate. We share information at all levels, from people at the very grassroots of society to government institutions.

Working collaboratively with other NGOs, private sector organisations and government bodies, we leverage the experiences gained from our programme work to inform national, regional and global policy.

Here are some of our key partnerships in achieving Total Energy Access for the poorest and most marginalised communities:

  • ACCESS +

    The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Clean Energy Access (ACCESS) was created in 2014 to advocate for people living in poverty to have access to safe, reliable and affordable energy, and for environmentally sustainable and efficient energy systems globally and currently has 26 members. The founding members of ACCESS – CAFOD, ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, Greenpeace, HIVOS, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Practical Action, and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – believe that meaningful CSO participation in the SEforALL initiative is vital for the initiative to achieve the ambitious targets it has set itself. Read More
  • Power for All +

    Power for All is a global campaign founded by businesses and NGOs united in the belief that we can achieve universal energy access before 2030. It is dedicated to promoting the fastest, most cost-effective and sustainable approach to energy access. Practical Action is among the founder members of the campaign. Read More
  • IRENA Coalition for Action +

    The aim of the Coalition for Action to bolster public support for renewable energy. The Coalition primarily aims to promote the wider and faster uptake of renewable energy technologies by improving the public’s understanding of the advantages and benefits. It was founded in January 2014 with an initial 35 leading players in Renewable Energy from around the world. Read More
  • GACC +

    The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) is a public-private partnership hosted by the UN Foundation. GACC's mission is to create a global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions, in order to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment. The Alliance’s 100 by ‘20 goal calls for 100 million households to adopt clean and efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020. GACC works with a strong network of public, private and non-profit partners to accelerate the production, deployment, and use of clean cookstoves in developing countries. To this end, Practical Action considers the adoption of clean cooking solutions as one of our key strategic priorities. Read More
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GACC Implementing Partner Pledge

Pledge made by Practical Action at the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) 'Cookstoves Future Summit' in New York, November 2014


Practical Action commitment to SE4ALL 2015

Short statement of Practical Action's commitment to delivering energy access made at the SE4ALL Forum in New York, April 2015

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