About country team


Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC)

ICSC is an international nongovernment group advancing fair climate policy and low carbon, climate-resilient development. It is recognized for its role in helping advance effective global climate action and the Paris climate agreement. ICSC has established itself as an expert in the field of climate finance, energy policy, urban transitions, and governance through a combination of strategies. The organization thus has great outreach and flexibility in a broad array of arenas, including international climate negotiations, climate diplomacy, legislative engagements, and local empowerment. It is a regular participant in and convener of high-level discussions on key energy and climate issues with stakeholders from the government, academia, CSOs, and the private sector in the Philippines and South East Asia. Together with GIZ Philippines, ICSC is the local expert organization responsible for the implementation of CASE activities. It’s role engage with key stakeholders to support high-level exchange platform on the energy transition and to provide technical and political leadership during the implementation of the activities.

Vision and Mission


Building a world that is better, more sustainable, low-carbon oriented, and able to provide clean, sustainable energy for future generations.


Encouraging the acceleration of Indonesia’s energy transition towards a just, clean, and low-carbon energy system.


Department of Energy (DOE)

The Department of Energy (DOE) is mandated by Republic Act 7638 (Department of Energy Act of 1992) to prepare, integrate, coordinate, supervise, and control all plans, programs, projects, and activities of the Philippine Government relative to energy exploration, development, utilization, distribution, and conservation.

The DOE, in partnership with its stakeholders, shall improve the quality of life of the Filipinos by formulating policies and implementing policies and programs to ensure sustainable, stable, secure, sufficient, accessible, and reasonably-priced energy.

The Department is the official political partner of the CASE project in the Philippines. The partnership contributes evidence-based narratives on accelerating the country’s transition to clean energy scenarios for an inclusive and sustainable development.