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A Slalom in Songdo

10/03/2018

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Much sideways but also some forward movement at the GCF’s latest Board meeting

Solar – still the ‘beating heart’ of the energy transition …

03/03/2018

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… But which models are winning out and is the technology running ahead of traditional social, policy and financial structures?

“DFIs don’t need more money,” but they’re “starving for places to invest it”

24/02/2018

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A leading DFI executive reflects on the real blockages to investment

Is the wave breaking on ‘unsustainable investment’?

17/02/2018

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Has multi-directional advocacy created an unstoppable momentum against investments that take no account of climate and social impacts?

What’s out there for Paris finance in 2018? Part 2

10/02/2018

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Part two of our series on what’s on the agenda of the “NDC community” in 2018.

What’s Out There for Paris finance in 2018?

03/02/2018

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We look ahead at what’s on the agenda of the “NDC community” in 2018

Financing sustainable infrastructure: a tale of two cities

20/01/2018

How can cities in poor countries raise funds for major infrastructure projects? Urban experts with IIED and PwC look at two success stories and suggest how local governments can build their financial skills and credibility with investors.

Digital Solutions for Climate Finance

13/01/2018

As a new year opens up, Lauren Carter, Director of Climate Finance Initiatives at BEYA Capital and Co-Founder of Finance the Future looks at how new technologies and financing techniques might change the way that action on climate action is funded.

2017 in review

23/12/2017

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Plenty of lights in the sky. But not much ongoing illumination of the way?

OnePlanet Summit: Unconscious Uncoupling?

16/12/2017

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Is global climate action becoming de-linked from the NDCs?

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?