Climate change has far-reaching impacts that are not limited to a particular sector or geography; it impacts the entire financial system. If left unchecked, this impact will be severe. This brief identifies key areas of intervention that would achieve the twin objectives of increasing finance for green activities and managing climate-related financial risk.
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The brief highlights six necessary elements that every climate transition plan should address for a credible transition plan.
Accelerating climate finance — Lab leads innovation in finance with 7 new deals from methane to affordable housing to climate-smart shrimp
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) has selected seven new climate finance ideas for its 2022 acceleration program.
Electricity access remains a significant global challenge, with only incremental progress made to date towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7. Affordability plays an important role in determining whether households gain and maintain access to electricity.
This blog highlights the urgent need for strong public policy and financial support in India to align two of the country’s largest CO2-emitting industrial sectors with long-term, low-carbon pathways.
Priorities That Do Not Prioritize: The Mismatch Between the Objectives and the Application of Resources from Constitutional Funds Leads to Credit Concentration in the Rural Sector
In this brief, researchers from the CPI/PUC-Rio show that, although rules establishing priority classes for beneficiaries may be apparently aligned with policy objectives, loose eligibility criteria for these classes mean that there is no real prioritization in resource allocation. In other words, priorities are not prioritized.
Paris Alignment of Power Sector Finance Flows in India: Challenges, Opportunities, and Innovative Solutions
This brief identifies the challenges and opportunities in financing India’s ambitious renewable energy targets.
Paris Alignment of Power Sector Finance Flows in Indonesia: Challenges, Opportunities and Innovative Solutions
This brief examines the challenges and opportunities in financing Indonesia’s ambitious targets on renewable energy towards an energy transition.
This blog dives deeper into the reasons underlying the private adaptation finance gap, synthesizing potential policy levers that could help unlock and mobilize private capital to prepare for, or respond to, the physical impacts of climate change.