Facing the impacts of climate change is a key challenge of this century…
…not only for governments and communities, but also for businesses…
Is your business ready to adapt?

Business & Adaptation

Find out how climate change can affect companies around the world.

Case Studies

Explore how other companies deal with the risks and opportunities of climate change.

Tools & Trainings

Learn how to develop adaptation strategies – for your own companies or for others!

Welcome to the Climate Expert!

This website helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and industrial zones prepare for climate change.


What is the Climate Expert?
The Climate Expert entails a practical 4-step approach and working materials that help companies analyse climate change risks and opportunities and generate strong adaptation strategies. It was developed by the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Who is the Climate Expert for?
The Climate Expert approach was developed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and industrial zones that are or will be affected by climate change. It also addresses consultants, experts and multipliers who want to support the private sector in adapting to climate change.

What are the four steps of the Climate Expert approach?