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 55 solutions that have mobilized over USD 3 billion to address climate change.

Latest work


Amazônia Sustainable Supply Chains Mechanism

The Amazonia Sustainable Supply Chains Mechanism leverages off-take agreements for forest-compatible products to provide upfront finance, technical assistance, and structural community resources that catalyze the bioeconomy and keeps forests standing.


Guarantee Fund for Biogas

The Guarantee Fund for Biogas (GFB) is the first environmental-oriented guarantee fund in Brazil. By providing short-term collateral for biogas project loans, it unlocks public and private finance as a promising renewable energy source in the country.


P-REC Aggregation Fund

The P-REC Aggregation Fund will help unlock capital by monetizing the future yield of environmental attributes from renewable energy generated in fragile states


The Smallholder Resilience Fund

The Smallholder Resilience Fund (SRF) is a blended investment fund and supporting venture studio that deploys synchronized investments and technical assistance across entire agricultural value chains of high-value, climate-smart crops to support smallholder farmers


Data-Driven Energy Access for Africa

Data-Driven Energy Access for Africa uses artificial intelligence to standardize metrics related to customer repayment risk, improving access to capital for distributors and efficient intermediation of credit and grants to better serve customers.


The ACT Fund

The ACT Fund’s unique blended–currency mechanism addresses high transaction costs and lead times, barriers that have constrained the project pipeline in West Africa, while also shortening and simplifying the project exit process to allow efficient redeployment of capital in further projects.

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Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director

Ben Broché

Associate Director

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Rob Kahn

Head of Communications

Rosaly Byrd

Senior Program Associate

Bella Tonkonogy


Angel Jacob


Chavi Meattle

Senior Analyst

Donovan Escalante

Senior Manager

Felipe Borschiver

Senior Analyst, Lab Finance Lead

Josh Wheeling

Senior Data Visualization Associate

Júlio Lubianco

Senior Communications Associate

Matthew Solomon


Morgan Richmond

Senior Analyst

Valerio Micale

Senior Manager

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