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 60 institutions in government, development finance, philanthropy, and the private sector

Since 2014, the Lab has launched more than 40 solutions that have mobilized over $2 billion to address climate change.

Latest work

Publication

A Framework for Tracking Cooling Investment

Global cooling needs are significant and expected to continue growing rapidly. This knowledge brief proposes a new approach to identify and track cooling transactions.

Publication

Improving the impact of fiscal stimulus in Asia: An analysis of green recovery investments and opportunities

India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, and South Korea have together announced a total of USD 884 billion in COVID-19 recovery stimulus packages. This study maps the ‘greenness’ of these fiscal stimulus measures and their contribution towards country-level climate objectives.

Publication

Improving Public Contracting Processes of Socio-Eviromental Studies for Brazil's Land Transportation Projects

In this report, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio analyze in detail the public contracting process for EVTEA and EIAs for land transport infrastructure projects in the Amazon and reveal: a lack of transparency in the contracting process and a lack of criteria for selection, evaluation and approval of the studies.

Blog

3 lessons from India for achieving clean and accessible energy

97% of Indian households now have access to electricity with an average of 20.6 hours of grid-electricity supply. But there are still gaps that need to be filled for India to achieve its vision of 24/7 uninterrupted electricity supply.

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

An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance

While many cities have begun enacting policies and programs to build resilience towards climate hazards, there are numerous barriers to financing urban adaptation activities.

Blog

Scaling Climate Finance in China

Recent developments indicate that China is taking serious steps to meet its climate ambition, with finance playing a center role.

Publication

The Potential for Scaling Climate Finance in China / 中国扩大气候金融规模的潜力

This report provides an overview of the potential for climate finance, green finance and innovative finance to accelerate China’s decarbonization and support its transition to a green economy.

Team

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Ben Broche

Manager

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Divjot Singh

Senior Analyst

Federico Mazza

Manager

Tatiana Alves

Manager

Leigh Madeira

Manager

Rob Kahn

Communications Manager

Rosaly Byrd

Program Coordinator

Angela Falconer

Director

Bella Tonkonogy

Associate Director

Angel Jacob

Senior Communications Associate

Chavi Meattle

Senior Analyst

Cooper Wetherbee

Analyst

Donovan Escalante

Manager

Elysha Davila

Head of Communications

Felipe Borschiver

Analyst

Josh Wheeling

Senior Data Visualization Associate

Júlio Lubianco

Communications Associate

Labanya Prakash Jena

Manager

Matthew Solomon

Analyst

Morgan Richmond

Senior Analyst

Valérie Furio

Analyst

Valerio Micale

Manager
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