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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.

Blog

Blog: The Path to Decarbonizing India's Steel and Cement Industry

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.

Publication

USICEF Impacts and Lessons learned, 2017-2021

Since launching in 2016, USICEF supported 47 solar power projects, which went on to mobilize 30x in commercial debt over the initial grants provided.

Blog

Blog: Ways to de-risk Climate Finance

This blog highlights the need to lay out a comprehensive plan for de-risking climate finance with a domain-centric approach to ensure that finance flows towards solving the global climate problem.

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Team

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director

Bella Tonkonogy

Director

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Angela Woodall

Senior Design Associate

Caroline Dreyer

Senior Communications Associate

Eyerusalem Masale

Project Assistant

Francisco Martes Porto Macedo

Program Associate

John Michael LaSalle

Analyst

Melina Dickson

Assistant Communications Associate
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