The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance identifies, develops, and launches innovative finance instruments that can drive billions in private investment to action on climate change and sustainable development.
The Lab is led by its members, who include over 70 institutions in government, development finance, philanthropy, and the private sector
Since 2014, the Lab has launched more than 49 solutions that have mobilized over $2.4 billion to address climate change.
Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance Launches New Program to Increase Impact Through Replication
The Lab has launched a new program to support the replication of successful initiatives in new markets and sectors. The new program will expand the impact of initiatives that are ready to scale on an accelerated timeframe.
The Lab selects six new ideas that create climate investment opportunities for a sustainable economic recovery in emerging economies
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) has selected six new climate finance ideas for its 2021 acceleration program. In the 7th year of its annual competition, this Lab class of instruments will address barriers that can unlock investment to sustainable development challenges and opportunities for a post-COVID, green economic recovery.
While challenging, scaling up climate finance ideas is possible, and is greatly facilitated by four success factors that can be influenced by the entrepreneurs developing these initiatives and their stakeholders.
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An assessment by CPI/PUC-Rio investigated the regulations applicable to federal railroad and highway concessions granted to the private sector.
Innovative approach to mapping climate finance for Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use in Brazil
Climate Policy Initiative/Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (CPI/PUC-Rio) is leading an effort to track kind of investments, policies and financial mechanisms are currently being used in Brazil and how can they be improved to boost the country’s green economic growth.
This new label is designed to enable project sponsors, developers and owners to signal the positive sustainability impact of infrastructure assets, and attract investors seeking assets which positively contribute to sustainable outcomes.
This study, produced in collaboration with the Seoul National University, aims to analyze the COVID-19 recovery policies in South Korea and Indonesia, particularly the role of fiscal stimulus in their energy transition goals.
The New Bidding Law Offers Opportunities to Improve Infrastructure Projects and Prevent Socio-Environmental Impacts
Abandoned infrastructure projects, of little use or with negative socio-environmental impacts are symptoms of inconsistent feasibility assessments. Researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio analyze the New Bidding Law and identify a unique opportunity to strengthen these analyses, through the regulation of the so-called preliminary technical studies.
The EU REDD Facility, Climate Policy Initiative, and the United Nations Development Programme gathered experts from governments, donor agencies, and organizations tracking climate finance to take stock of progress, in an online workshop.