Climate Finance Landscapes

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Clear data on climate finance flows at global and national levels is critical to maintaining the momentum of the Paris Agreement. Otherwise, it is difficult to identify gaps, measure progress, craft effective policies, and optimize the deployment of public and private resources to make finance consistent with climate goals.

CPI has tracked and analyzed climate finance flows for more than a decade, building robust methodologies to ensure accuracy and credibility.

CPI’s Global Landscape of Climate Finance provides the most comprehensive overview of the sources and financial instruments driving investment and how much climate finance is flowing globally and to which sectors. Our robust Landscape methodology has also been applied at the national level, including Brazil, China, Côte d’Ivoire, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, and South Africa, to analyze sources and uses at the national level as well as to supplement NDC financing strategies. It has also been used to understand funding gaps and opportunities in sectors such as land use, adaptation, energy access, cities, and renewable energy finance.

Our work, which is overseen by the Climate-aligned Finance Tracking Group, influenced the Paris Agreement, and continues to be used by the UNFCCC and the International Development Finance Club in policy making discussions.

Latest work


Landscape of Green Finance in India

Climate Policy Initiative’s Landscape of Green Finance in India presents the most comprehensive information on green investment flows in the country in FY 2017-FY 2018.


An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance

This week the Alliance and the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center released a brief, An Analysis of Urban Climate Adaptation Finance Tracking.


Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2020

This report provides actionable recommendations for policy makers and other stakeholders to scale up investment and mobilize capital in the renewable energy sector.


The Landscape of Climate Finance in Kenya

In Kenya, KES 243.3 billion (USD 2.4 billion) flowed to climate-related investments in 2018, one third of the finance needed annually to meet its NDC.


Exploring Viable Energy Efficiency Business Models in Indonesia

This report identifies the challenges faced by ESCOs in Indonesia’s developing energy efficiency market and suggests improvements, based on market research to existing energy efficiency business models that are viable and can be scaled up in Indonesia.


IDFC Green Finance Mapping 2021

This Green Finance Mapping report assesses financial commitments made by the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) members in 2020.

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