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

Recovery Bonds

This paper assesses the potential for Recovery Bonds to help sovereigns raise capital to fund a sustainable and climate-resilient post-COVID recovery.

Publication

Results-Based Financing

This report assesses the potential for Results-based Finance (RBF) to expand post-COVID recovery funds while improving sustainability efforts.

Publication

Debt for Climate Swaps

DFC swaps can reduce the level of indebtedness, freeing up fiscal resources to be spent on green investments.

Blog

Investment Blueprints for Collaborating on Sustainably Financing the Post-Pandemic Recovery

To help facilitate action on a sustainable recovery, CPI developed three investment blueprints for financial instruments that can deliver concrete action consistent with cross-institutional collaboration.

Publication

Framework for Sustainable Finance Integrity

A framework to guide financial system integrity and smooth the financial sector’s move to sustainability and net zero.

Team

Priscilla Negreiros

Manager

Laura Jungman

Senior Consultant

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
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