Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a leading international nonprofit organization. Linking science, economics, law, finance and innovative private-sector partnerships, EDF creates transformational solutions to the most serious global environmental problems.
With the support of philanthropic funders and reflecting a broad stakeholder engagement process, EDF conceived, incubated, developed and deployed the Investor Confidence Project (ICP) and its Investor Ready Energy Efficiency™ (IREE) project certification. Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI) recognizes EDF’s leadership in launching ICP. Through GBCI and the contributions of a wide range of stakeholders, ICP is well-positioned to become the global underwriting standard for energy efficiency projects.