Public Policy Research. Political Consultancy.
ESG Strategy.

Culmer Raphael is a research and communications consultancy with a focus on climate change, biodiversity and sustainable economics. Since 2014, we have worked for businesses, political parties, NGOs, trade associations and philanthropic foundations in the UK and EU.

Some current and former clients

Recent news

Edward Robinson report on "The Menace of Climate Change"
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Edward Robinson report on "The Menace of Climate Change"

In March 2021, Edward Robinson published a short report on “The Menace of Climate Change” for the Social Liberal Forum.
Prof Wyn Grant: Lobbying in the UK
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Prof Wyn Grant: Lobbying in the UK

Professor Wyn Grant, gives a preview of his book ‘Lobbying: The Dark Side of Politics’, published by Manchester University Press.
Edward Robinson interviews Gonzalo Muñoz
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Edward Robinson interviews Gonzalo Muñoz

Ahead of the launch of the UNFCCC’s COP26 Race to Zero campaign, Edward Robinson speaks to Chilean social entrepreneur and…

Selected Case Studies

Advising a Fortune 500 technology brand on options  for its sustainability strategy

Advising a Fortune 500 technology brand on options for its sustainability strategy

We worked with Lenovo and the Lenovo Foundation as they considered both emissions and biodiversity targets
Shaping the EU’s post-2020 Internal Market for Electricity

Shaping the EU’s post-2020 Internal Market for Electricity

We worked with the European Climate Foundation in Brussels over several years to promote maximum ambition on the EU’s “Clean…
Ensuring Energy Efficiency becomes a UK Infrastructure Priority

Ensuring Energy Efficiency becomes a UK Infrastructure Priority

We helped develop and run the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), to raise the profile of energy efficiency policy and…
Devising a Plan for a Carbon-Neutral United Kingdom

Devising a Plan for a Carbon-Neutral United Kingdom

We published an independent report for the Lib Dems in 2017, on how the UK could become carbon neutral.
Winning the Albert Island bid and supporting the successful bid for the London Institute of Transport Technology

Winning the Albert Island bid and supporting the successful bid for the London Institute of Transport Technology

We successfully led on all communications and public affairs activities in support of the bid to turn the 25 acre…
Deepening understanding of Algeria in the EU

Deepening understanding of Algeria in the EU

We developed a programme of work that helped deepen understanding of Algeria both culturally and politically among Brussels policy-makers.

Client testimonials

"It feels like Culmer Raphael have been part of the team for ever! Thanks for all you do. You joining the team has sent us into warp speed."

Rod Kay
Global Head of Marketing, Accenture Sustainability Services

“We at Green Alliance really valued Culmer Raphael’s support, tailored advice and Brussels network in establishing the Alliance for Circular Economy Solutions.”

Dustin Benton
Policy Director, Green Alliance

“Culmer Raphael’s report for us mapped how the UK could try to meet its climate targets after the Paris Agreement and up to 2050. It is an excellent piece of work and it was great to work with them.”

Baroness (Lynne) Featherstone
Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change

“The team at Culmer Raphael are well-informed and well-connected. They combine their knowledge and insights with excellent strategic advice and a refreshing enthusiasm and professionalism.”

Estelle McCartney
Managing Partner and Head of Public Policy, Instinctif Partners ​