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.

Latest work

Publication

Environmental Viability of Land Transport Infrastructure in the Amazon

An assessment by CPI/PUC-Rio investigated the regulations applicable to federal railroad and highway concessions granted to the private sector.

Blog

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.

Blog

Going beyond the grid: The future of DRE in India

Distributed renewable energy has a major role in India’s clean energy access and sustainable development goals, but is yet to realize even a small fraction of its potential.

Blog

Consultation Announcement: FAST-Infra sustainable infrastructure labelling system

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.

Publication

Leveraging fiscal stimulus to improve energy transition: Case of South Korea and Indonesia

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.

Publication

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.

Blog

Climate finance tracking: From data to ambition to action

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.

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

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

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

Felipe Borschiver

Analyst

Josh Wheeling

Senior Data Visualization Associate

Júlio Lubianco

Communications Associate

Labanya Prakash Jena

Manager

Matthew Solomon

Analyst

Morgan Richmond

Senior Analyst

Valerio Micale

Manager
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