Blended finance is a key tool to help nations meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, while also addressing the risks and barriers faced by investors when pursuing the opportunities these afford.
CPI’s Blended Finance in Clean Energy report looks at what is needed to unlock investment in developing economies. Our analysis found that the greatest opportunities for blended finance impact are in Sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia, with a subset of eight high-impact countries alone offering USD 360 billion in clean energy investment potential by 2030.
Our latest tracking of Indonesia power sector finance examines renewable energy capacity and financing gaps, as well as opportunities to better align the country’s power sector finance with its NZE 2060 commitment.
In this blog, we describe how a select set of equity and debt blended finance instruments could be structured to make catalytic investments in India’s climate change sectors, attracting commercial capital towards projects that contribute to sustainable development, while providing financial returns to investors.
India Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance along with IIT Madras and CPI Organize G20 side event to facilitate discussions on Mobilizing Climate Finance in India
The Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with Climate Policy Initiative and IIT Madras’ School of Sustainability jointly organised a Roundtable Discussion titled ‘Mobilizing Climate Finance in India for Mitigation and Adaptation’. The domestic side event precedes the 3rd Sustainable Finance Working Group (SFWG) meeting under G20’s presidency scheduled to be held between June 19-21, 2023 in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.
As Indonesia took up the mantle of G20 presidency, 2022 was a particularly momentous year filled with opportunities to examine the country’s climate finance landscape, improve the underpinning regulatory framework, and foster greater global cooperation on ensuring just energy transitions. Here is a reflection of progresses we have achieved in both sustainable finance and energy transition areas last year and a preview of what is underway for 2023.
A cautious sense of optimism has buoyed us throughout 2021 and landed us into 2022. Here is a reflection of the progress we have made towards Climate Finance in Indonesia in 2021, and a preview of what is in stock for 2022.
Leveraging Policy Tools to Improve Impact of Financial Instruments in Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU)
This brief seeks to inform the development of new sustainable AFOLU financial instruments, as well as replication of existing ones in new geographies.