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

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.

Publication

Sustainable Infrastructure Agenda

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.

Publication

Accelerating renewable energy finance in Indonesia: The potential of municipal green bonds

Despite their potential, Indonesia’s capital market is yet to see the issuance of municipal green bonds due to multiple challenges. This study explores the use of municipal bonds to support Indonesia’s energy transition targets and analyze the overall feasibility of implementing such bonds.

Blog

Podcast: Vikram Widge speaks to Paulson Institute's The Green Team

In this podcast, Vikram Widge, our Senior Advisor shares his thoughts on climate finance, expectations for China’s national carbon market, the role of private sector green finance, and the trajectory of green finance development.

Blog

Podcast: Dhruba Purkayastha on the future of Distributed Renewable Energy in India

In this podcast, Dhruba Purkayastha, our India Director deliberates on the future of distributed renewable energy in India and its market potential.

Publication

The State of Cities Climate Finance

The 2021 State of Cities Climate Finance Report examines the state of urban climate investment, the barriers to reaching the needed investment levels, and the steps to overcoming these challenges.

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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

Federico Mazza

Manager

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

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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