Focusing on micro and small enterprises (MSEs) is critical to climate change adaptation because these businesses provide livelihoods for the world's poor, who are particularly vulnerable to climate change, according to a report by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Resources Institute (WRI).

Nearly 2.9 billion people still use polluting fuels like wood and coal to cook and heat their homes, at a huge cost to the society, in terms of health, environmental and economic costs, estimated at over US$123 billion every year according to this World Bank report. It provides a comprehensive picture of the current state of the global clean cooking sector and underlines urgent need to accelerate adoption of clean and efficient cooking solutions to reach sustainable energy goals by 2030.