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 Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the “trade association” for impact investors, has published a new “Roadmap for the Future of Impact Investing”. We analyse the key findings … Continue reading Directions from an Impact Investing Roadmap?
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
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
The Green Bank Network has issued a useful report on how Green Banks assess and report the impacts of the finance they arrange.
A Virtuous Circle: scaling up investment in low-carbon energy Our recommended read this week is a report put out by Christian Aid at COP23 and mainly authored by … Continue reading Recommended Read: scaling up investment in low-carbon energy
In the latest of our “Recommended Reads” we direct you to a recent and rather alarming report on “green FDI” by the GreenInvest platform of the G20.
Wth the upcoming COP 23 in Bonn marking the passage of another year since the Paris agreement was signed, we thought it would be useful to take the pulse of NDCi.global’s readership via a survey. In this two-parteron the results, we look this week at definitions of climate and green finance, the pace we’re going at, the preparedness of governments and the private sector, whether we need a “finance director” to coordinate finance aspects of the Paris Agreement, and the performance of the DFIs
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
Climate Bonds Initiative has published its updated report on issuance of green bonds in the first half of 2017. We spoke to CBI’s head of market development, Justine Leigh-Bell, to get some wider context around the results.