Investor Confidence Project


Region of Activities: Europe & North America

Type: Protocols and Certifications

Founded: 2011

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

The Investor Confidence Project team is dedicated to market transformation in the energy efficiency sector in Europe. Their goal is to standardize the way energy efficiency projects are developed, documented and measured in order to facilitate private investments and enable project aggregation. The standardization methodology they have developed, which follows best practice and involves independent verification, is important for increasing transparency, consistency and trust-worthiness of energy efficiency projects and therefore builds investors' confidence in this market.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) defines a clear road-map from retrofit opportunity to reliable Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™. With a suite of Commercial and Multifamily Energy Performance Protocols in place, ICP reduces transaction costs by assembling existing standards and practices into a consistent and transparent process that promotes efficient markets by increasing confidence in energy efficiency as a demand-side resource.