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.
We wrap-up on the inaugural Climate Finance Accelerator with the lessons learned
This is a digest of the ‘real-time’ articles published by shared learning expert Nicola Millson during the CFA.
On Friday, Government delegations from Nigeria, Colombia, and Mexico presented their climate finance propositions to a diverse group of investors, at the close of the week-long Climate Finance Accelerator.
All participants are showing entrepreneurial grit and determination as they begin to align agendas, reframe projects as bankable solutions and develop workarounds to challenging contexts.
On day two of the Climate Finance Accelerator, country delegates were paired with experts from international banks to discuss the enabling environment within each country involved.
Today, above the flickering red and green signs of company stock at the London Stock Exchange, appeared a new symbol: “Climate Finance Accelerator”: a strong signal of a movement gathering momentum to shift countries and companies towards a low carbon, sustainable economy.