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FINANCING ASIA’S CLIMATE COMMITMENTS – CENTRAL ROLE FOR A GREEN INVESTMENT BANK?

02/12/2017

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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?

Impact investing: What it is and how it might help climate finance

26/11/2017

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What lessons can the climate finance market learn from impact investing?

COP23: More Late Quartet than Ode to Joy?

20/11/2017

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First impressions from COP23, as Fiji commandeers the city of Beethoven

Insurance: green shoots of convergence

11/11/2017

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Insurers, regulators and policymakers are getting it together on insurance thinking and practice for climate and sustainability

Time for another walk in the Bretton Woods?

06/11/2017

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As climate finance reaches just a fraction of needs in 2016, we ask if it’s time to review its architecture and institutions

Blockchain to Unblock Climate Finance?

28/10/2017

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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

Is Paris Finance on the move or stuck? Results Part 2

23/10/2017

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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.

Is Paris Finance on the move or stuck? The results

14/10/2017

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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

The Green Climate Fund: A Car without a Dashboard?

07/10/2017

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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.

Is finance for Paris on the move or stuck?

30/09/2017

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. 

Creative Collisions Expand the Universe of Climate Finance

23/09/2017

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We wrap-up on the inaugural Climate Finance Accelerator with the lessons learned

Climate Finance Accelerator: The digest

20/09/2017

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This is a digest of the ‘real-time’ articles published by shared learning expert Nicola Millson during the CFA.