Institutions around the world seek out the skills and practices that will enable them to guide their growing economies safely, sustainably, and successfully.
With decades of experience, Cadmus helps host governments, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and private sector clients achieve their economic development and environmental management goals.
At Cadmus, we combine our experience and technical expertise in environmental and energy policy with a contextually sensitive, deeply informed approach to international development. On all of our client projects, we apply best-in-class project management practices to coordinate international, multidisciplinary experts and assemble the best team to meet a given objective. In doing so, we provide critical start-up support and long-term counsel to diverse environmental initiatives undertaken by governments and private companies.
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The Price of Carbon: Making Low-carbon Development a RealityNovember 18, 2016 Articles
Effective climate policies not only result in decreases in carbon dioxide emissions, but also promote equality and GDP growth. Cadmus' Bridgett McCoy examines how one of the most popular options—a carbon tax—worked for two surprising adopters: Mexico and South Africa.
Humans as Sensors: Fusion of Participatory Mechanisms and Computational Innovations to Monitor Climate Change and Its ConsequencesMarch 17, 2015 Articles
Chapter by Cadmus' Brent Ranalli and co-authors in Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa, published by The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
Environmental Sensitivity Analysis in Organizational Sustainability PlanningJanuary 16, 2015 Papers and Reports
Environmental sensitivity analysis that builds on shared interests can boost program effectiveness and minimize vulnerability for all parties.
USAID Climate Smart Agriculture Workshop, November 2014November 4, 2014 Presentations
"Adaptation, Mitigation, and Disaster Risk Reduction Concepts, Methods, and Resources in the Context of Climate Smart Agriculture," presented at the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) Climate Smart Agriculture Workshop in Honduras in November 2014.
Reversing the Sustainability SlideFebruary 5, 2014 Papers and Reports
Companies in extractive industries increasingly recognize the interdependence between environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and access to natural resources. Many devote significant resources of time and capital to sustainability programs, only to fall short of their desired results. This paper discusses the methods Cadmus’ field-based experience has proven to most effectively help clients leverage their existing sustainability initiatives to shift inconsistent performance into the zone of acceptability.