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
Insurers, regulators and policymakers are getting it together on insurance thinking and practice for climate and sustainability
As climate finance reaches just a fraction of needs in 2016, we ask if it’s time to review its architecture and institutions
We look at how the power of a technology said by some to match that of the internet and mobile telecommunications is starting to be focused on climate action and finance
This week we look at our respondents’ thoughts on issues such as the climate funds, the role of philanthropy, the efficacy of technical assistance, where they source their information on Paris finance, and their more general thoughts on where we stand in the process.
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
We listen in on the 18th Green Climate Fund Board meeting, and wonder why there aren’t readily visible metrics to guide the most important vehicle in climate finance.
As another year passes towards 2020 and COP23 approaches, we’re gathering views on how climate finance is shaping up and what you would like to see happen to unlock the flows.