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Convergence and CPI launch USD 12 million Catalytic Climate Finance Facility to accelerate the implementation of climate finance solutions

The Catalytic Climate Finance Facility (CC Facility) launched an open call for early-stage and market-ready blended climate finance vehicles seeking grant funding and technical support for scaling up. Applications must be submitted by June 9.

CPI is an analysis and advisory organization with deep expertise in finance and policy. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive economic growth while addressing climate change.

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Improving Local Enabling Conditions for Private Sector Climate Investments in Cities

Barriers to private urban climate investments can be found at the macro, city, and project levels. This Report explores the barriers, good practice lessons, and recommendations to improve local enabling conditions to attract private sector capital to support climate investments in cities of emerging economies.


Financial Aggregation Blueprints for Urban Climate Infrastructure

This report helps mainstream municipal financial aggregation by expanding the evidence base for successful case studies. It aims to provide cities and CCFLA members with detailed “how-to” guidance that can be used as a reference when developing their financial aggregation instruments.


Policy Brief: Policies and Enabling Environment to Drive Private Investments for Industrial Decarbonization in India


Impact and Highlights from CPI's Climate Finance Tracking Program

Our 2022 Highlights and Impact Report outlines the impact and key milestones achieved by our climate finance tracking workstream in 2022.


Challenges of Rural Insurance in the Context of Climate Change: the Case of Soybeans

To contribute to a better understanding of climate risk and the design of public policies for agricultural risk management, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio examined rural insurance in Brazil, analyzing the coverage of this financial instrument for soybeans, the main insured crop.


An Innovative IFI Operating Model for the 21st Century

This paper lays out key products and processes that need to be introduced, reformed, and/or scaled to effectively deploy new volumes of climate finance, focusing on multilateral development banks.


Supporting Access to Climate Finance for Small and Intermediary Cities: A Guide for Project Preparation Facilities

This guide focuses on the role of Project Preparation Facilities (PPFs) in helping municipal governments and other public sector entities in small and intermediary cities unlock greater access to finance for climate infrastructure projects.


Emissions Accounting in Managed Coal Phaseout Finance

Financing early coal retirement creates a potential dilemma for financial institutions: adding emissions-intensive assets to the financing institution’s portfolio during a time when financial institutions are increasing efforts to reduce the emissions covered in their portfolios. This brief outlines several approaches to deal with this possible friction.


Where Does Brazil Stand and Where Is It Heading in the Implementation of the Forest Code? Opportunities for the New Lula Administration

In this publication, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio provide an unprecedented and updated snapshot of the implementation of the Forest Code in all Brazilian states to identify the primary challenges that must be overcome and to present an agenda with seven key actions for the effective implementation of the Forest Code across the country.

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