The Coal Transitions Project brings together local knowledge from major coal consuming and/or producing countries.




Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University diligently focuses on addressing the challenges faced by both Chinese and global societies by developing competitive and creative solutions, enhancing research efforts on strategic and global issues, and aiming for topics with significant prospective importance.  As part of these efforts, Tsinghua actively engages in Asian/African/Latin American studies, and carries out mid- and long-term strategic studies on key issues of human societies.


Czech Republic



European University of Flensburg (EUF) - Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (ZNES)

ZNES at the University of Flensburg is an interdisciplinary research and development center for answering the pressing questions concerning the necessary future development of the energy supply, especially in the context of anthropogenic climate change. The institute’s research spans the development of detailed solutions in the field of sustainable technologies to the development of consistent scenarios or strategies to obtain 100 % renewable energy systems at the local, regional and national scales. The center is composed of different Professors from the University of Flensburg and the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences.

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany, was established in 1991 as the first and only centre in the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres to be exclusively devoted to environmental research in a great variety of fields. Founded in response to the severe pollution prevailing in Central Germany, the UFZ has become a world-wide acknowledged centre of expertise in the remediation and re-naturation of contaminated landscapes, as well as the preservation of biodiversity and natural landscapes.


Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

IIMA aims to continue to be recognized as a premier global management school operating at the frontiers of management education and practice while creating a progressive and sustainable impact on society. Apart from its strong focus on industry and business management education, IIMA, since its early years, has engaged with sectors like agriculture, education, health, cooperatives, transportation, population studies, energy and public administration.




South Africa


Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe. Its mission is to foster, coordinate, develop and promote scientific and technological research, of a multidisciplinary nature, in order to contribute to advancing knowledge and economic, social and cultural development, as well as to train staff and advise public and private entities on this matter.