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

CAT on a (still too) hot tin roof


We speak to the team behind Climate Action Tracker, a prime independent transparency tool for country performance against climate pledges

Water, water, everywhere


We look at a free resource that could help populations and NGOs as well as corporations understand flood risk and how to help combat it.

Asia’s Green Mandate


NDCi.Global Founders Ian Callaghan and Tessa Tennant were commissioned to write this report by CLSA-U, looking at the implications of the Paris Agreement and other sustainability factors for Asia’s corporates. Who are the winners and who are the climate zombies?



We’ve been picking up some great stories from this new media brand led by David Bank, formerly of The Wall Street Journal. Just as impact investing is redefining finance, so  ImpactAlpha is seeking to redefine business media around social and environmental value.

Finance Ministries Talk Climate


Recognising the mounting role of Finance Ministries in delivering on the Paris Agreement, the World Bank has set up the Climate Action Peer Exchange (CAPE) to lift expertise and provide support to Finance Ministers.  

Climatescope 2017 update


Back in December 2016 we published a post on the most comprehensive clean energy investment tracker then available. The following is an update to that post.

A Future ‘Big Beast’ Stirs?


We speak to the head of knowledge and research at the NDC Partnership

Finance guide for policy-makers: Renewable energy, green infrastructure


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A guide for policymakers on how to talk to (and understand the mindset of) the world of private finance