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

Coal Power Finance in High-Impact Countries

This brief highlights the political and economic dynamics underpinning recent investments in coal-fired power in 18 high-impact countries, defined as the countries with the highest absolute gaps in access to electricity.

Blog

Delicious and abundant: yes, we’re talking about voluntary carbon markets

Rather than criticizing voluntary carbon markets on their potential for abuse or deferring focus on true abatement, we need to support the process of building integrity across the entire voluntary carbon market supply and use chain

Publication

7 Peculiarities of Rural Credit in the Cerrado: Private Resources Attracted to Finance Large Producers Contrast with Scarcity of Credit for Family Farming

This work seeks to provide a deeper understanding of rural financing in the Brazilian biomes and aims to help improve the credit policy and adapt this instrument to the specific challenges and context of the Cerrado.

Publication

Regulating Forest Compensation for Legal Deforestation in Brazil

Researchers from CPI/PUC-Rio conducted a survey and an analysis of all federal and state legislation on forest compensation currently in effect to better understand the evolution of forest compensation from a legislative perspective at the federal level, identify the federal regulations currently in effect, and provide an overview of state legislation, showing how states regulate the different elements of forest compensation.

Data Visualization

Evidence Pack

Publication

Sustainable Infrastructure Portfolio

CPI’s Sustainable Infrastructure projects generate evidence on social, economic and environmental impacts of infrastructure projects to help governments successfully address local sustainable development, and also to inform civil society about infrastructure decisions.

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Team

Barbara Buchner

Global Managing Director and Executive Director, Climate Finance

Ben Broché

Manager

Daniela Chiriac

Senior Consultant

Divjot Singh

Senior Analyst

Tatiana Alves

Manager

Rob Kahn

Head of Communications

Rosaly Byrd

Program Coordinator

Bella Tonkonogy

Associate Director

Angel Jacob

Senior Communications Associate

Chavi Meattle

Senior 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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