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Dr. Franz Tattenbach

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CATIE-USAID ECAM-DR Regional Climate Change Program

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CATIE-USAID ECAM-DR Regional Climate Change Program

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Price Waterhouse

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Board Member
International Institute for Sustainable Development

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High Technology Center Foundation

Executive Board

Elected Member of the Executive Board
Clean Development Mechanism

multi-stakeholder !based Costa Rica Office


Cornell University




Web References (43 Total References)

Our People | IISD [cached]

Franz Tattenbach

Franz Tattenbach Distinguished Fellow

Our Team | CIMS [cached]

Franz Tattenbach, President and CEO, International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD)

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Franz Tattenbach Distinguished Fellow

IISD board welcomes new members from Canada, US and Switzerland | IISD [cached]

Gagnier thanked retiring board members Roger Gibbins, Måns Lönnroth and Bruce Sampson for their service to the institute and congratulated past president and former CEO Franz Tattenbach for his appointment to distinguished fellow of IISD.

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Franz Tattenbach

Franz Tattenbach is a Distinguished Fellow of IISD following his term as President and CEO from 2010-2012. He is a public policy entrepreneur and regarded as an innovator and leading negotiator of change for sustainable development.
He has provided critical leadership in putting new ideas into practice through the development of institutional and governance frameworks. He is one of the lead architects and creators of international carbon markets, including the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol. He led the development of the world's first market for payments for ecosystems services. Prior to joining IISD, Tattenbach served as the executive director of FUNDECOR, renowned for its work in reversing deforestation and the establishment of sustainable management of tropical forests. He is also well known within the UNFCCCas the former climate change ambassador and lead negotiator for Costa Rica. The G77 and China nominated Tattenbach to the first CDM Executive Board where he represented the non-Annex I countries and also served as vice-chair. He is an economist and specialist in sustainable development, conservation and peace science, and has completed post-graduate studies at Cornell University. In addition, Tattenbach has been a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Development Program and World Bank.
Commentary: Franz Tattenbach, 2011
Franz Tattenbach Presentation to Clinton Global Initiative
Video: Franz Tattenbach, 2007

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