Launched: August 2018
Representing: 14% of the country's population and 30% of the country's GDP.
Based in Mexico's three largest metropolitan areas - Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Monterrey - Alliance for Climate Action Mexico unites governments, universities, companies, and civil society in advancing the country's climate goals. Members include the UNAM, UAM, University of Guadalajara and the Tecnológico de Monterrey; subnational governments such as the State of Jalisco, the Metropolitan Planning Institute in Guadalajara (IMEPLAN) and municipal representatives from the metropolitan area of Monterrey; domestic energy and waste management companies, such as Engie and Protrash; businesses like Uber and Toks/Grupo Gigante; national banks as Citibanamex and Banorte and other local and global NGOs, as WRI, ICLEI, ITDP, among others. This alliance is supported by key national partner organizations including Instituto Metropolitano de Planeación (IMEPLAN), Iniciativa Climática de México (ICM), Government of Jalisco and WWF-Mexico.
Alliance members aim to demonstrate real commitment to climate action, beginning within their own institutions and working with all sectors of the economy to strengthen Mexico's contribution under the Paris Agreement.