Resources

Recommended Read: Blended Finance Taskforce Programme of Action

23/04/2018

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  The Blended Finance Task Force used the Spring meetings of the World Bank to launch an 8-point programme of action arising out of its recent report.  Interesting … Continue reading Recommended Read: Blended Finance Taskforce Programme of Action

Beyond Direct Access – How National Green Banks Can Build Country Ownership Of Climate Finance

16/04/2018

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In this addition to the growing body of thinking on Green [Investment] Banks (GIBs), Angela Whitney and Paul Bodnar of the Rocky Mountain Institute look at where might be an appropriate solution for countries seeking to take “ownership” of their climate finance in support of achieving their NDCs.

Sustainable Land Bonds: New Thinking from The Nature Conservancy

09/04/2018

Website TNC is establishing something of a presence in the climate finance landscape as a creator of innovative financial structures. Ahead of the Paris COP it came out … Continue reading Sustainable Land Bonds: New Thinking from The Nature Conservancy

Recommended Read: The UK Green Finance Taskforce Reports

03/04/2018

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The UK Green Finance Taskforce was established by the UK Government in October 2017 with a six-month mandate.  The final report from the Taskforce is out now, and Taskforce member Ben … Continue reading Recommended Read: The UK Green Finance Taskforce Reports

Featured Resource: ClimateScope Update

21/03/2018

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Website Bloomberg New Energy Finance recently presented the latest update of its ClimateScope survey of clean energy markets and developments at Ashden.  Data is for 2016 and the … Continue reading Featured Resource: ClimateScope Update

Featured Resource: EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance – Factsheet

10/03/2018

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The EU has just released its action plan on financing sustainable growth. Based on the recent report of the High Level Expert Group (HLEG), it brings sustainability considerations into … Continue reading Featured Resource: EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance – Factsheet

Recommended Read: What Green Banks measure and how they measure it

03/03/2018

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The Green Bank Network has issued a useful report on how Green Banks assess and report the impacts of the finance they arrange.

ICYMI — You have two weeks to have your say on the way forward for blended finance

24/02/2018

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The Blended Finance Taskforce, established by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission and Systemiq, seek comments on their latest consultation paper

Recommended Read: Banking on a Low-Carbon Future

17/02/2018

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ShareAction surveys the 15 largest banks in Europe and ranks them by their response to climate change. The results are mixed…

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

10/02/2018

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

Recommended Read: Financing a Sustainable European Economy – The High Level Experts Group (HLEG) Final Report

03/02/2018

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Anyone not living in Europe should not immediately switch off now!  This is a report highly worth a scan for the light it casts on how we should be approaching financing the Paris agreement. 

Save the Date! Climate Finance meetings in 2018

29/01/2018

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This week’s featured resource, courtesy of Mission 2020, is a list of 2018’s key milestones and meeting for the climate finance world, along with links to register for them.  If you know of or are running an event you feel belongs on this list, please get in touch on info@ndci.global and we’ll update accordingly.