Cordaid is an emergency aid and reconstruction agency. UHY member firms provided audit services. ECHO (the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office) contributed to the project and therefore the audit needed to comply with ECHO auditing guidelines.
In 2016, Costa Rica ran for an unbroken period of more than two months on renewable energy alone – the second year in a row the country had achieved this feat. In May 2016, Portugal powered itself for four-and-a-half consecutive days without fossil fuels. In both countries, the lights stayed defiantly on.