Germany: Policy Development and Regulations on Sustainable Finance and EU Taxonomy
Provide a detailed assessment of the alignment of the GGF portfolio to the EU taxonomy, and of the potential to internalize aspects of the taxonomy into GGF eligibility criteria, and to review the application of the taxonomy to intermediated FI investments.
Germany: Calculation of CO2 Footprint of the Landesbank Baden-Württemberg Loan Portfolio 2019
Calculation of the Scope 3 Emissions of the bank’s 2019 portfolios in order to support the reduction of the Scope 3 emissions.
Germany: MACS appraises GHG footprint and ESC Score for KD Bank's loan portfolio
Calculating the GHG footprint and ESC score of KD-Bank's credit portfolio
Georgia: Ajara Rural Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment Programme
Assisting the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara and the PEA, the Ajara Water Alliance in the implementation of the Ajara Rural Water Supply and Wastewater Programme.
Moldova: Establishing Safe Wastewater Disposal in the town of Cantemir
Support the capacity development of ApaCanal Cantemir, assisting ApaCanal in tariff setting, budgeting, gender matters as well as organization and sustainability standards.
Albania: Rural Credit Guarantee Programme for Greenhouse Gas Reductions in Albania
Support the RCGF to successfully implement a RE/EE credit line guarantee to enable lenders in rural Albania to finance RE/EE investments.
Serbia: Eco Loans to Unicredit, Raiffeisen Leasing and Credit Agricole
Support financial institutions to extend Credit Lines as EE loans to MSMEs to increase and deepen access of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) to EE finance.
Ghana: Support to Fidelity Bank Ghana Ltd. E&S Management for Clients
Prepare a Green Market Study and to support Capacity Development and training measures towards the development of suitable green finance products.
Albania: Solid Waste Management Project Korca Region
Improving the managerial capacities of the municipalities and with regard to institutional and organizational as well as financial aspects and the implementation of communication and public relation measures.
Morocco: Feasibility Study for a Credit Line for "Efficient Use of Resources Including Energy" for Smallest Enterprises with CCG
MACS was tasked with the operationalization of the project by, among other things, verifying the potential number of clients and investment volumes, developing a financing sketch that will enable SMEs to improve the efficiency of their resource consumption.
Ukraine: Project Development Water Supply Djnipropetrovsk Oblast
Institutional and financial fact-finding mission aimed at the assessment of service and dept capacities of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Germany: Scope 3 Emissions Calculation For Kreissparkasse Köln
Portfolio screening of Scope 3 emissions as well as elaboration of a concept study assessing EU benchmarks for climate friendly residential buildings.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Credit Programme for EE Improvement in Residential Housing with Raiffeisenbank
MACS supports Raiffeisenbank in successfully introducing, marketing and implementing a new loan product designed to enable clients to finance EE measures in residential buildings.
Serbia: Energy Efficiency Credit Line for MSME with Erste Bank
Support Erste Bank Serbia in the successful implementation of an EE credit line enabling MSMEs to finance EE investments.
Armenia: Evaluation of the Policy Based Loan Programme
Evaluation of the trigger achievement of the Armenia Policy Based Loan Program
Georgia: National Programme of Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
Preparation of the National Program of Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings
Georgia: Target Group Analysis for the Project "Energy Efficiency Measures and Approach to EU Energy Efficiency Standards in Georgia"
MACS was tasked with the Baseline and actual value comparison of the project executing agency regarding capacity and willingness to carry out investments in social infrastructure.
Switzerland: MACS appraises GHG footprint for loan portfolio of Alternative Bank Schweiz
Calculating GHG footprint and ESC scoring
Mongolia: Assesment of Energy Efficient Heating Technologies as an alternative to Coal Fuelled Stoves
Technology and market review to assess the feasibility of energy efficient and less harmful heating technologies as an alternative to the coal-fuelled stoves.
Mauritius und Namibia: Green Cooling Africa Initiative – CTCN Response Plan
Support the Governments of Namibia and Mauritius in the preparation of a financial proposal for each country respectively, which may sustain the transformation of the AC cooling sector towards “green cooling”.
Armenia: Assistance in Managing Water Sector Reform
Implementation of an agency assessment and gap analysis of the Armenian water sector lead institution, the State Committee of Water Economy (SCWE) and its key departments and units.
South-Eastern Europe: GGF – Technical Advisor for the GGF – Study on Water, Waste and Resources Management Technologies (NEXUS), Phase I, II and III
Identify and analyse relevant technologies in selected sectors and sub-sectors in the GGF target regions, identify technologies for sectors with significant impact, focusing on the relevance of certain nexus technologies, and defining the conceptual proposal for eligibility for the GGF.
Georgia: Improves Water and Wastewater Services in rural Ajara – Feasibility Study
Preparation of a gap analysis and appraisal information
Brazil: Pernambuco Rural Water
Advice in the process of institutional restructuring of the rural water sector.
Moldova: Extended Institutional Assistance Nisporeni
Final workshop for the assignment of additional institutional assistance to the inter-municipal water and wastewater utility JSC Apa Canal Nisporeni
India: Energy Efficient Housing – Final Programme Audit
Energy audits in buildings where EE-loans were disbursed, review of the financial operations between KfW, NHB and the local lending institutions, and collection of feedback from the program stakeholders (e.g. financial institutions and developers) to foster future EE activities in the residential sector in India.
Colombia: GIZ Nama Support Project – Domestic Refrigeration Sector
Conceptualisation the financial component of the Domestic Refrigeration NAMA support project (NSP).
South-East Europe: GGF – Technical Advisor for the Green for Growth Fund – Portfolio Screening Series I, II and III
MACS defined a standard methodology, including a standard portfolio analysis tool to collect data for the analysis.
Mozambique: Banco Commercial e de Investimentos EE/RE Credit Line Implementation Support
Support the implementation of an EE/RE credit line in coordination with BCI in Mozambique to provide lending to MSMEs and private households.
Albania: Feasibility Studies Albania Rural Water III
Preparing feasibility studies for the reconstruction of water supply systems in rural areas of Albania.
Moldova: Water Supply and Sanitation in Southern Moldova; Rayon Cahul
Implementation of a Feasibility Study for sustainable water supply, sewage- and wastewater treatment.
Serbia: 4E Facility and EE/RE Credit Line Implementation with Erste Bank
MACS supported the Erste Bank Serbia in implementing the provided credit line and successfully introduce a new EE/RE loan product.
EU 28 – EIB – PF4EE – Expert Support Facility
MACS main focus was on providing technical assistance to the participating FIs; technical capacity assessment, technical capacity development training of staff and management, reporting and monitoring of benefitted projects, and FI process enhancement.
Costa Rica: GIZ NAMA Support Project "NAMA Café"
MACS support the appraisal and structuring of the financial cooperation component of the Project “NAMA Café” in Costa Rica for GIZ.
Moldova: Establishing Safe Waste Water Disposal in the town of Cantemir
MACS experts provide the Institutional support, Financial support and process development, O&M development and training of staff as well as HR Capacity Development to improve the waste water service situation in the Moldovan town of Cantermir.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Impact Evaluation of Housing Loans
Development of a survey design to measure energy savings and CO2 reductions from ESFE housing financing and the implementation of a survey to assist EFSE Development Facility (DF) in gaining a better insight into the impact of EFSE housing loans on energy savings and CO2 reduction in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
South Africa: Green Housing Mortgage Bonds
Conducting a feasibility study for a potential financial product for the residential housing sector in South Africa.
Thailand: GIZ Nama Appraisal of Financial Component
Conceptualize the financial component of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning NAMA support project in Thailand.
Thailand: GIZ Nama Support Project – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Conceptualisation of the financial component of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning NAMA support project in Thailand.
Uzbekistan: Backstopping Mandate for SECO Switzerland
MACS provide the Backstopping Mandate of the institutional component in the framework of the SECO Syrdarya Water Supply Project in Uzbekistan.
Tanzania: Concept Development for an Investment Financing Facility and Implementation of Pilot Projects
Refining the concept for an Investment Financing Facility (IFF) in a KfW-study including implementation of pilot projects
Kenya: Assessment of Impact Investor Products for the Kenyan Flower Sector
MACS provided an independent assessment and appraisal of GIZ work and the cooperation, providing the GIZ-internal evaluation with information about the market potentials for the GIZ and also the involvement of the German solar sector in this initiative.
South Africa: Concept Development for Urban Infrastructure Upgrading in Townships
Development of a concept study, preparing the groundwork for a comprehensive township program for integrated urban planning and infrastructure development.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Support to Raiffeisenbank D.D. in introducing an new EE/RE Loan/Product
MACS was awarded a contract to support Raiffeisen Bank BiH in the further utilization of funds dedicated to RE/EE, as the resources of credit line was not fully disbursed at the end of 2013.
Serbia: eSave Implementation at Bank Intesa
Introduce and establish an energy calculation tool that fulfils the criteria of KfW and meets the specific requirements of Banka Intesa.
Serbia: Erste Bank Eco Credit Line
MACS provided technical assistance to Erste Bank a.d. Novi Sad during the implementation of the new eco credit line.
Serbia: Cacanska Banka Eco Credit Line
MACS provided technical assistance to Cacanska Banka Serbia during the implementation of the new eco-credit line.
Turkey: GGF Market Country Study
Study in order to give an overview over the current RE/EE Market situation with respect to investment in RE/EE-projects in Turkey.
Germany: Environmental, Social and Climate Assessment (ESCA)
Development of an internal sector-overarching employment assistance tool for project evaluation.
Ukraine: Feasibility Study for the Improvements in Drinking Water Supply and Wastewater Collection and Treatment in the City of Donetsk
Developing a strategy to improve water supply and sanitation in the city of Donetsk.
Brazil: Education and Training of Usergroups in the Framework of the Basic Sanitation Programme Ceará II & III
MACS developed the Sistema Integral de Saneamento Rural (SISAR) and trained usergroups in Ceara under the framework of German-Brazilian Cooperation
Serbia: Consulting Services for Unicredit Bank Serbia in the framework of the Energy Efficiency Finance Facility 2007
Supporting the development of appropriate credit technology, and carrying out energy audits and prepares bankable projects to be financed under the credit line.
Costa Rica: Preparation of NRW Programme for the capital San Jose
Development of the national Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Program in Costa Rica.
Peru: Water Loss Reduction Programme in Provincial Cities of Peru
Short term missions to analyze the implementation concept of the existing program and define basics for the new program including objectives, target groups, risks and opportunities.
Azerbaijan: Training Needs Assessment for the National Water Utility Azersu
MACS focused on capacity needs assessment, improving the competencies of staff as well as developing an accreditation and certification program.
Romania: Rehabilitation of Historic City Quarters in Timisoara
Develop procedures which ensure the most efficient use of credit funds during the initial Program implementation period and support the PEA
Brazil: De-Pollution of the Paraopeba River Basin in Minas Gerais
Support the improvement of the environmental situation of the hydrographic basin of the Rio Paraopeba together with the local water utility.
Albania: Short Mission Study: Optimization of the Albanian Subsidy Scheme for the Water Sector
Assess the current water sector subsidy scheme in Albania in regards to its procedures and effects.
Brazil: Rural Water and Sanitation, Ceara II & III
MACS's job in the framework of these Programs is to support CAGECE in the general administration and implementation of the Programs including all its technical and financial details and cost control.
Mozambique: Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Mozambique through Private Financial Institutions
MACS carried out a feasibility study to identify the potential demand for renewable energy and energy efficiency loans in Mozambique.
El Salvador: Preparation of the National Solid Waste Programme
Development of a national program for the improvement of solid waste disposal.
Azerbaijan – Northern Macedonia – Turkey: Energy Auditor Trainings for Onur Energy, AEEC and MACEF
MACS provides training of Energy Auditors in conducting energy audits through tailored workshops.
Montenegro: Advisory Services in Support of Water and Wastewater Sector Reforms
MACS assisted the MSPE in the task of providing regular coordination meetings with the major international financial institutions, delegations of the European Commission and international organizations.
Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (RE/EE)
Providing assistance to the Montenegrin Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (SMEDA) in the monitoring of the Project for the Promotion of RE/EE.
Western Balkans: GGF – eSave Implementation in the GGF Framework
MACS has trained over 40 Financial Institutions in the usage of eSave in Western Balkans, Croatia, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Moldova.
Mexico: "Hipoteca Verde" Housing Energy Efficiency Programme
Implementation of a feasibility study and Program Preparation to further provide Financing facilities in order to promote Energy Efficiency Projects in the Mexican Housing Sector.
Serbia: Support to Raiffeisen Bank A.D. Serbia in the Introduction of an RE/EE Loan Product
Bank Serbia by successfully introducing a new loan product design to enable clients to finance EE equipment and RE technologies.
Brazil: Programa de Saúde e Saneamento Básico de Piauí: Contrato de Assistencia Téchnica e Capacitaçao – Health and sanitation Programme Piaui I & II
Strengthen the model SISAR by enhancing its management methods and giving full support to PROSAR over the measures under the framework of Piauí II.
Albania: Municipal Infrastructure Programme I & II Feasibility Studies
Feasibility studies focused on the analysis of financial, technical and institutional performance of the utilities in the program regions.
Georgia: Batumi I-IV Accompanying Training Measures: Rehabilitation of Municipa Infrastructure
MACS has been implementing a comprehensive institutional assistance and training program for the Municipality of Batumi, the Municipal Water Utility Batumi Tskali as well as the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara
Albania: Promotion of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency – Banking Consultant
Providing assistance to the Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy in the implementation of the Project for the Promotion of RE/EE.
Montenegro: Capacity Development of Water and Wastewater Utilities in the Coastal Region
MACS was contracted for a continued improvement of water supply and sanitation services performance in the project region by supporting the newly founded water supply association VODACOM.
Yemen: Elaboration of Open Investment Programme for Water Supply – Development of Regulatory Framework for the Water Sector – Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Project
MACS assisted the Yemeni Government in the establishment of a Water Sector Regulator.
Armenia: Promotion of Renewable Energy in Armenia – Feasibility Study for the Financing of Small Hydo Plants
MACS was contracted to implement a Feasibility Study for the Promotion of privately owned Small Hydro Power Plants (SHPP) in Armenia, including the development of a reliable project structure and the development of the Project Executing Agency (PEA).
Georgia: Promotion of Renewable Energy in Georgia – Feasibility Study for the Financing of Small Hydro Plants
Implement a Feasibility Study for the Promotion of privately owned Small Hydro Power Plants (SHPP) in Georgia through provision of Financing, channeled through the commercial Banking Sector.
Brazil: Health and Basic Sanitation Programme Piauí – Technical Assistance and Capacity Building
A number of activities were carried out, such as the creation and training of user groups as well as the definition of legal structure, financial model and organizational structure.
Armenia: Improvement of Water Supply and Wastewater Disposal in the Region of Armavir
MACS was contracted with assistance in utility management, elaboration of the institutional and tariff concept as well as designing, implementing and maintaining a customizable software for data management and billing.