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?
What lessons can the climate finance market learn from impact investing?
The background to a new concept launched this week to bridge the policy / finance gap and speed up country access to finance of all kinds
We speak to the author of a must-read book for those seeking to understand the role of development finance institutions in creating more sustainable economies and societies, and in deploying climate finance
We take a look at structures that intelligently separate out risks and cashflows, and that are becoming increasingly used in the green transition
The world’s 7th largest market tries to find ways to continue its economic growth so that environmental and social demands can be met, and in the face of new challenges from climate change
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
We speak to the team behind the first rating tool for equity funds
In the second of what we intend as a periodic series of thematic briefings, we look at a cohort of institutions that (possibly uniquely) have twin roles as both markets and regulators.
A guide for policymakers on how to talk to (and understand the mindset of) the world of private finance