Aggregate to scale18/06/2018
How a ‘covered’ green bond structure could help developing countries meet their NDCs under the Paris Agreement
“The Week of the White Elephants”11/06/2018
We don’t normally cover climate politics, but as the latest G7 meeting collapsed in disarray, we couldn’t help noticing a report from the ODI that demonstrates there’s one thing … Continue reading “The Week of the White Elephants”
We take soundings as the World Bank’s annual climate finance event showcases in Frankfurt.
Financial Inclusion – a key tool for weathering economic shocks28/05/2018
How microfinance institutions and those that provide their capital can help vulnerable communities create financial resiliency
What’s new in Paris related Insurance21/05/2018
We round up some recent commercial and regulatory developments in a market showing an intent to innovate
NDCs and the pathway to 2050: Are the development banks on track?14/05/2018
A new report from E3G looks at the performance of the main development banks in support of both short and long-term climate finance needs.
What’s Changing As Countries Turn INDCs into NDCs?30/04/2018
Five early insights from the WRI
Water: Still waiting for the money to flow23/04/2018
We join experts at an Environmental Finance conference on risks and opportunities in the water sector
Adaptation in Africa16/04/2018
This week, we round up some recent projects and themes around adaptation in Africa.
Time to ‘thin out’ the climate funds so they can flourish?09/04/2018
Making the climate funds more efficient is no longer a bureaucratic exercise that can be endlessly put off, but a moral imperative
Directions from an Impact Investing Roadmap?03/04/2018
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the “trade association” for impact investors, has published a new “Roadmap for the Future of Impact Investing”. We analyse the key findings … Continue reading Directions from an Impact Investing Roadmap?