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

Highlights from the Landscape of Climate Finance in Kenya

Kenya accounts for less than 0.1% of global GHG emissions and its per capita emission is less than half the global average; yet Kenya suffers disproportionately from climate related disasters.

Publication

The Landscape of Climate Finance in Kenya

In Kenya, KES 243.3 billion (USD 2.4 billion) flowed to climate-related investments in 2018, one third of the finance needed annually to meet its NDC.

Blog

The Landscape of Climate Finance in the United States

A look at the state of climate finance in the U.S.

Blog

Is India's national budget green enough?

India’s budget for 2021-2022 lays a strong foundation for a sustainable recovery post-COVID-19, with a clear focus on infrastructure development and job creation. Despite the fiscal constraints due to the pandemic, the current budget does convey the government’s intent to fight climate change. However, the budgetary allocations may fall short given the sheer scale of estimated adverse economic impact due to the impending climate crisis.

Publication

Response to COVID-19: Energy Conservation and Efficiency Survey

This study, produced in collaboration with the Indonesia Energy Efficiency Society (MASKEEI), aims to measure and understand how COVID-19 has impacted the business of facility owners and energy efficiency service stakeholders through a targeted survey.

Team

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Kristiina Yang

Project Coordinator

Idan Sasson

Project Coordinator

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Bella Tonkonogy

Associate Director

Caroline Dreyer

Senior Communications Associate

Angela Woodall

Senior Design Associate

Valérie Furio

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