The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance

CPI is Secretariat for the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (the Alliance), the main multi-level and multi-stakeholder coalition aimed at closing the investment gap for urban subnational climate projects and infrastructure worldwide.

The Alliance provides a platform to convene and exchange knowledge among all relevant actors dedicated to urban development, climate action, and financing.

The more than 55 Alliance members include public and private finance institutions, governments, international organizations, NGOs, research groups, and networks that represent most of the world’s largest cities.

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Latest work

Publication

Enhancing the Role of National Development Banks in Supporting Climate-Smart Urban Infrastructure

This paper focuses on enhancing the role that National Development Banks play in supporting the acceleration of climate-smart urban infrastructure investment.

Blog

How National Development Banks can drive climate-smart solutions in cities during COVID-19 and beyond

In this blog, CPI’s Priscilla Negreiros highlights that National Development Banks have the potential to unlock needed climate investment into cities.

Blog

An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance

This week the Alliance and the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center released a brief, An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance Tracking.

Publication

Sustainable Infrastructure Agenda

CPI’s Sustainable Infrastructure projects generate evidence on social, economic and environmental impacts of infrastructure projects to help governments successfully address local sustainable development, and also to inform civil society about infrastructure decisions.

Publication

Accelerating renewable energy finance in Indonesia: The potential of municipal green bonds

Despite their potential, Indonesia’s capital market is yet to see the issuance of municipal green bonds due to multiple challenges. This study explores the use of municipal bonds to support Indonesia’s energy transition targets and analyze the overall feasibility of implementing such bonds.

Blog

Podcast: Vikram Widge speaks to Paulson Institute's The Green Team

In this podcast, Vikram Widge, our Senior Advisor shares his thoughts on climate finance, expectations for China’s national carbon market, the role of private sector green finance, and the trajectory of green finance development.

Blog

Podcast: Dhruba Purkayastha on the future of Distributed Renewable Energy in India

In this podcast, Dhruba Purkayastha, our India Director deliberates on the future of distributed renewable energy in India and its market potential.

Publication

Net Zero Finance Tracker

The UK beta version of the Net Zero Finance Tracker is a first-of-its-kind interactive database to assess all financial actors’ response to climate change.

More results +

Team

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Bella Tonkonogy

Associate Director

Laura Jungman

Senior Consultant

Eyerusalem Masale

Project Assistant

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Idan Sasson

Project Coordinator

Kristiina Yang

Project Coordinator

Melina Dickson

Assistant Communications Associate

Caroline Dreyer

Senior Communications Associate

Angela Woodall

Senior Design Associate
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