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

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.

Publication

Forest Degradation in the Brazilian Amazon: Public Policy Must Target Phenomenon Related to Deforestation

To enhance understanding of this phenomenon, researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio empirically characterized the dynamics of degradation and its relationship with clear-cut deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon.

Publication

Leveraging National Development Banks to Enhance Financing for Climate-Smart Urban Infrastructure

This report sets the stage to explore the mandate and capacities of National Development Banks in accelerating financing for local governments’ climate-smart urban infrastructure.

Blog

FAST-Infra

FAST-Infra aims to close the USD 3 trillion sustainable infrastructure investment gap with urgency by establishing a global sustainable infrastructure labelling system, along with financial mechanisms to mobilize private investment at scale for the financing of labelled projects.

Team

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Ben Broché

Manager

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Divjot Singh

Senior Analyst

Federico Mazza

Manager

Tatiana Alves

Manager

Leigh Madeira

Manager

Rob Kahn

Head of Communications

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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