In this webinar, Dr. Barbara Buchner, Executive Director of Climate Finance at CPI, Tom Kerr, Principal Climate Policy Officer at the IFC, and Padraig Oliver, Manager at CPI:

  • Explain key climate finance jargon and acronyms, and put well-known figures into context.
  • Present findings from the Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2017, a global analysis which presents policy makers with the most comprehensive information available about the scale, key actors, instruments, recipients, and uses of finance supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Provide an overview of the current global markets—and potential for growth—in key climate business sectors such as renewable energy, green buildings, sustainable urban infrastructure and climate-smart agriculture, informed by IFC’s new report Creating Markets for Climate Business.
  • Highlight potential key opportunities and trends for climate finance in 2018 and beyond.

About the organizations:

With deep expertise in policy and finance, CPI works to improve the most important energy and land use practices around the world. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive growth while addressing climate risk. CPI works in places that provide the most potential for policy impact including Brazil, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. Since 2005, IFC has developed expertise in creating markets for climate business. In 2016/17 alone, IFC’s climate investments totalled $3 billion, covering 90 projects in 41 countries, and mobilized an additional $1.8 billion from other investors.


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