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.
Since 2014, the Lab has launched 68 solutions that have mobilized over USD 4 billion to address climate change.
Since its inception in 2014, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) has launched 68 innovative climate solutions that have collectively mobilized over USD 4 billion in sustainable investment for emerging markets. The Lab has established a pipeline of fundable ideas that strategically leverage public finance to mobilize private investments in challenging sectors and regions.
This represents commitments from over 130 diverse public and private investors, many of whom are part of The Lab’s network. Of The Lab’s 68 climate finance solutions, 45 have attracted financial support, revealing an exceptional 66% mobilization rate.
The Lab launches six new climate finance instruments to accelerate climate action in emerging markets
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab) endorsed six innovative financial instruments to unlock USD 795 million for climate action in challenging sectors such as climate resilience, conservation, and housing.
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High integrity forests provide crucial carbon sequestration and storage. The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance will support one financial instrument to direct funds towards them in 2024. Proposal submission is open until December 27.
The Impact Financing Facility for Climate-Focused Social Enterprises is a credit guarantee mechanism augmented by technical assistance that helps innovative, new to-credit climate-focused social enterprises and their end users unlock collateral-free commercial debt, build a credit history, and scale operations to create greater impact.
Climate Resilient Landscape Finance is an innovative concessional debt facility combining microfinance, private debt, and technical assistance to address the underlying challenges to long-term sustainable, climate-resilient land management in and around African conservancies.