Resources

An Introduction to Infrastructure Project Finance

01/02/2019

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Here’s the return of one of our most-read “primers,” where Tom Murley looks at techniques for project financing.

Green bonds: a different take on ‘additionality’

07/12/2018

As the green bond market grows, the discussion around ‘additionality’ has increased in importance. However, we must keep a longer term view in mind when discussing the topic, argues Jacob Michaelsen.

The fortune at the base of SDGs (and the NDCs)

07/11/2018

How major global corporations are finding revenue streams in the SDGs

37 things you need to know about 1.5C global warming

17/10/2018

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The UN climate science panel has released its summary of the evidence around the tougher climate goal demanded by vulnerable countries. Climate Home breaks it down.

A Vision for Blended Finance?

01/10/2018

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Convergence, the global network for blended finance to support the SDGs, has published a second “State of Blended Finance” report.  This finds that some $100 billion has been … Continue reading A Vision for Blended Finance?

Time for a Climate Action Conductor?

10/09/2018

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As a companion piece to our main blog this week, read former UNFCCC chief Yvo de Boer’s thoughts in Climate Home News on a way forward out of … Continue reading Time for a Climate Action Conductor?

Adapting Adaptation

28/08/2018

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The Stockholm Environment Institute has published a report that provides extensive colour and nuance on how farming communities adapt to climate change and the issues that surround it. … Continue reading Adapting Adaptation

Breaking through the “False Dichotomy” of Adaptation vs Development

13/08/2018

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Of all the topics that generate (generally fruitless) discussion at GCF board meetings, one of the most prominent must be arguments about whether a project is adaptation or … Continue reading Breaking through the “False Dichotomy” of Adaptation vs Development

Public sector green bond action around the world from the first half of 2018.

06/08/2018

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If you’re in a green bond mood after reading our main piece this week, the CBI has just issued a handy summary of goings on at the policy … Continue reading Public sector green bond action around the world from the first half of 2018.

The Paris Climate Bond

24/07/2018

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Finance for NDCs is given a new tool as aggregation and securitisation financing techniques are combined with Paris-approved carbon instruments

Support a Future “Paris Finance Community” Vital for the NDCs

15/07/2018

David Saddington, a 25-year-old climate change consultant, explains the plans to scale up NDCi.global as a convening point for Paris finance, and appeals for support. NDCi.global has a … Continue reading Support a Future “Paris Finance Community” Vital for the NDCs

A World-First Sculpture Celebrating the Transformational Power of Green Finance

07/07/2018

Find out how you can support the world’s first sculpture dedicated to conveying the transformational power of green finance and the pioneering work of visionary leaders.