Over the past two decades, Asia has been the fastest developing region in the world. However, 1.6 billion people are still living in poverty. Can the region meet the challenges it faces to close infrastructure gaps and build cities that offer an acceptable quality of life?
What lessons can the climate finance market learn from impact investing?
First impressions from COP23, as Fiji commandeers the city of Beethoven
Wth the upcoming COP 23 in Bonn marking the passage of another year since the Paris agreement was signed, we thought it would be useful to take the pulse of NDCi.global’s readership via a survey. In this two-parteron the results, we look this week at definitions of climate and green finance, the pace we’re going at, the preparedness of governments and the private sector, whether we need a “finance director” to coordinate finance aspects of the Paris Agreement, and the performance of the DFIs
As the UNFCCC holds its half-year sessions we present some thoughts on what’s at stake in this round of talks
We talk to the Asian Development Bank’s climate change chief, Preety Bhandari, about the Bank’s new strategy and action plan in this field
We talk to the lead finance author of the Quick-Start Guide to NDC Implementation for some tips on getting started with NDC investment
Green bond issuance is rocketing. But is it in a Paris-linked orbit? We join the largest ever gathering on this new market to take some soundings