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.
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
A leading DFI executive reflects on the real blockages to investment
The Blended Finance Taskforce, established by the Business & Sustainable Development Commission and Systemiq, seek comments on their latest consultation paper
Has multi-directional advocacy created an unstoppable momentum against investments that take no account of climate and social impacts?
ShareAction surveys the 15 largest banks in Europe and ranks them by their response to climate change. The results are mixed…
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll update accordingly.
A guide for policymakers on how to talk to (and understand the mindset of) the world of private finance
Over the past two decades, Asia has been the fastest developing region in the world. However, 1.6 billion people are still living in poverty. Can the region meet the challenges it faces to close infrastructure gaps and build cities that offer an acceptable quality of life?