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LIFELINES OR EARLY MOVERS? PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN THE POOREST NATIONS
Earlier this year we spoke with the LDC Group and IIED about private sector channels for NDC financing in the world’s poorest countries already on the frontline of climate change.
Scale is the name of the game
Earlier this month in London, the FT-IFC Transformational Business Awards paid tribute to ground-breaking and innovative business solutions to today’s development challenges. This week we take a look at some of the winners and their backers.
An American Out of Paris: What might US withdrawal mean for climate finance?
Following Trump’s statement on the US pulling out of the Paris agreement, we seek to identify the red flags to look out for, which could undermine NDC financing.
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We’ve been picking up some great stories from this new media brand led by David Bank, formerly of The Wall Street Journal. Just as impact investing is redefining finance, so ImpactAlpha is seeking to redefine business media around social and environmental value.
World Sustainable Built Environment conference in Hong Kong says construction industry has the tools to de-carbonise but lacks data.
Devex on the need for DFIs to start going beyond energy infrastructure and into sectors such as transport and water with climate-focussed finance
IFC, and Proparco, a subsidiary of Agence Française de Développement (AFD) are investing €100 million and €35 million, respectively, in the first green bond issuance by Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP), to promote sustainable, environment friendly projects in the Morocco.
Last week’s green finance conference in Nairobi hears banks have been challenged to use financial innovation to target green energy projects; where each drought from climate change causes a 3.3% drop in GDP per annum.