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.
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.m.
Since 2014, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has launched 41 innovative climate finance instruments that have collectively mobilized $2 billion in investments from public and private investors. It is currently accepting ideas of innovative instruments for the 2020 cycle.
After a thorough process of analysis, development and stress-testing, the class of 2020 are ready to provide investment opportunities for a post-COVID, green economic recovery.
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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.