Greening Financial Flows: what progress has been made in the development banks?


This E3G briefing compares progress among the development banks in terms of their green to brown ratio. Interestingly, analysis finds some fossil finance is actually being counted as climate finance.

The Paris Finance Map, Part 2: The Influencers


In the second of our 3-parter, we look at how those who influence financial actors are contributing to raising the $ trillions

Mapping the finance for Paris: Who’s who and where?


In the first of a three-part series, we look at the emerging landscape of Paris finance and how the actors are assembling

Water is being added to the Paris mix


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Evidence is growing that cities and business are gearing up to meet Paris-related water challenges and opportunities.

Accelerating Climate Finance – Join our Thursday Webinar


Join us on Thursday 21st September, for a webinar to discuss the outcoming of last week’s Climate Finance Accelerator.

Planning for NDC implementation: A Quick-Start Guide


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We introduce a comprehensive new guide to all aspects of NDC implementation from CDKN

Have your say on how to create a finance system that works for sustainable investment


The EU’s High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance was established to find ways to create a financial system that supports sustainable investment. Having published its interim report … Continue reading Have your say on how to create a finance system that works for sustainable investment

Green Bonds on target, but reporting now coming under scrutiny


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Climate Bonds Initiative has published its updated report on issuance of green bonds in the first half of 2017.  We spoke to CBI’s head of market development, Justine Leigh-Bell, to get some wider context around the results.

Split cashflow structures: new from CPI


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We take a look at structures that intelligently separate out risks and cashflows, and that are becoming increasingly used in the green transition

How is “Results-Based Climate Finance” measuring up?


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We review a new report on what’s being learned from a type of climate finance that pays out when pre-agreed results are achieved

An Introduction to Infrastructure Project Finance


In the first of a set of detailed primers, renewable energy finance expert Tom Murley explains how project finance works

A new leaf for equity


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We speak to the team behind the first rating tool for equity funds