Approaches to meeting the Paris Agreement goals

This report aims to provide clarity on two broad Paris alignment approaches and their relevance to public development banks (PDBs). It also presents a practical understanding of the methods and tools available to facilitate the implementation of an impactful and pragmatic Paris alignment approach.

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Halting Deforestation through Finance: Regulatory Mapping of the Central Bank of Brazil

Researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio conducted a comprehensive study on the BCB’s sustainability initiatives to assess the bank’s efforts to combat deforestation and conversion.


CCFLA Central Asia Hub: Scaling up project preparation and finance for net zero carbon buildings in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

Scaling up net zero carbon buildings (NZCBs) is critical to meeting Central Asia’s climate mitigation goals. Buildings account for up to 70-80% of total emissions from Central Asian cities’ buildings, transport, and waste sectors combined.


Climate-Related Financial Risk: How, When, and for Whom?


Blog | Unleashing the Power of Green: Central Asia’s Path to NDC Success through Decarbonizing Buildings

The CCFLA Central Asia Hub recently examined key challenges and developed specific recommendations to speed up projects aimed at decarbonizing buildings in the region. This blog focuses on the efforts needed to help realize Central Asia’s NDC opportunity through building decarbonization.


Brazilian Sustainable Taxonomy: Inputs for Classifying Land Use Activities

Seeking to contribute to the construction of the Brazilian Sustainable Taxonomy, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio analyzed the intersections and complementarities between the main initiatives to define land use sustainability in Brazil.


Preliminary Stocktake of G20 Strategies and Practices: a contribution to the Brazilian G20 Presidency's Global Initiative on Bioeconomy

This Global Stocktake objective is to provide a preliminary stocktake of how G20 members are advancing the bioeconomy, as a basis for facilitating members’ learning and engagement, enabling G20 members’ action, and increasing cooperation in areas of common interest.


Just Energy Transition: Economic Implications for Jharkhand

As we transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy, India faces economic challenges, particularly in mineral-rich states. Jharkhand, for instance, could lose billions annually, affecting state revenues, livelihoods, and communities.


Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance Surpasses 100-Member Organizations

The Lab’s membership has skyrocketed nearly fourfold in 10 years, from 29 organizations at the inaugural Lab meeting to 110 global and regional members today. Over the years, the Lab has seen a steady rise in private sector participation. Private members now make up 55% of the total, compared to 40% in 2014.


Supported by CLIC, MazaoHub raises $200,000 from Lab proponent Catalyst Fund

MazaoHub was introduced to the Catalyst Fund, incubated by the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, through CLIC’s Agrifood Investment Connector. The Connector is CLIC’s platform that supports climate-smart and nature-positive agribusinesses with investment facilitation and impact assessment.

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