Category Archives: Current projects

The future of the planet in the french higher education system

Preparing French people to face climate change challenges Preparing the economy for a changing world requires people to be well informed and educated about the challenges posed by climate change challenges. Based on this statement, The Shift Project aims to provide an overview of how climate change related topics are dealt with in the different […]

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Lean ICT

The Shift « Lean ICT » project aims to reflect on practices and actions that limit the direct and indirect environmental impacts of Digital, while maximizing the net effect of the Digital levers in terms of ecological transition. This project takes roots in a context in which Digital energy consumption is growing faster than forecasted, […]

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Climate Risk Analysis

The Shift Project has been working with the Afep since 2017 on climate risk analysis and how to include it in business valuation and corporate strategy. A study was published in February 2018. Founded in 1982, the French Association of Large Companies (AFEP, Association française des entreprises privées) brings together major global private companies operating […]

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Expérience P2E

[UNDER CONSTRUCTION] The Passport for Energy Efficiency if the Individual Building Renovation Roadmap initially invented by The Shift Project and later developped and experimented by the association Expérience P2E. It targets the 16 million private houses in France, and aims at the massification of performant energy renovation. Please find here: The website of Expérience P2E: www.experience-p2e.org […]

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GDP & Energy

Étude du lien entre PIB et consommation d’énergie Démarche Il est facile de comprendre que notre économie entière repose en pratique sur la consommation d’énergie. En considérant que nous transformons des ressources en produits et en services, et que chaque transformation requiert l’utilisation d’énergie, il semble logique que la production économique soit liée à la […]

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Data Portal

[This page is under construction] We have developed a revolutionary web portal that provides free and immediate access to a wide range of global energy and climate statistics, using enhanced navigation and graphic tools: www.tsp-data-portal.org The Shift Project’s Data Portal has become a widely-used reference for anyone needing quantitative data to illustrate or verify an […]

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Mobility

Working Group on Mobility in Suburban Areas The Shift Project launched a Working Group (WG) on daily mobility in suburban areas in 2013. Its initial objective was to issue proposals for practical and replicable measures to decarbonise mobility, thus minimizing the potential effects of energy insecurity. In March 2016, The Shift Project appointed Francisco Luciano […]

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Power Systems 2050 – Guidelines for Design

Power Systems 2050 – Guidelines for design European working group for developing guidelines on the production of power systems scenarios Context Climate challenges and threats on future fossil fuel supplies have impelled many French and European institutions, companies and associations to build up scenarios, which explore how to switch to lower-carbon and more-“sustainable” energy systems […]

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