Toward Paris alignment: How the Multilateral Development Banks Can Better Support the Paris Agreement

Toward Paris alignment: How the Multilateral Development Banks Can Better Support the Paris Agreement

The world’s climate goals can only be reached with enough financial support. Large-scale investments are needed in energy, transportation, and agricultural systems to ensure that countries can meet the needs of their populations without jeopardizing climate stability. And money must stop flowing to high-emission sectors and activities that exacerbate climate vulnerability, such as new apartment

Mecanismos Financieros Elementos para la creación y consolidación de un Fondo de Agua

Mecanismos Financieros Elementos para la creación y consolidación de un Fondo de Agua

Este manual es la base conceptual y de contenidos de un curso regional de aprendizaje realizado en 2013 en el marco del programa “Adaptación de la agricultura y del aprovechamiento de aguas de la agricultura al cambio climático en los Andes (Programa AACC)” de GIZ. Complementariamente a proyectos bilaterales de la cooperación técnica alemana, el

Blended Finance 2.0 Giving voice to the Private Sector

Blended finance aims at enhancing the concept of partnership between the public and private sector by maximizing synergies while setting clear impact targets towards sustainable development. The capability of blended finance to mobilize additional finance from the private sector has been increasingly recognized by the international community as a way to help bridge the estimated

FINANCING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE

Financing for climate resilience

This year’s G20 Summit in Germany concluded green finance is key to addressing a range of global challenges with strong, sustainable and resilient economic growth. As we cross the two-year mark since the signing of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, the ability to finance climate resilience and sustainable growth has become an urgent mandate for

D E M YST I FY I N G A DA P TAT I O N F I N A N C E F O R T H E P R I VAT E SECTOR

Demystifying adaptation finance for the private sector

Climate change will alter the conditions that underlie economies. Slow onset changes such as shifting rainfall patterns, increasing temperatures, and coastal intrusion will affect both global as well as national and subnational markets, while rapid onset events such as high intensity storms and flooding will increase disruption and drive economic loss. These impacts are changing

THE ROLES OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION – AN INTRODUCTION

An Investor Guide to Physical Climate Risk & Resilience: An Introduction

This Investor Guide aims to provide private investors, financers and other stakeholders with a simple, plain language introduction to the topic of physical climate risk and resilience. It does so by providing: A description of physical climate risk and resilience An explanation of why it matters to investors Suggestions about what an investor can do

The roles of the private sector in climate change adaptation – An introduction

Climate change is set to become one of the most significant – if not the most significant – challenges for economies and societies within the next decades. Adapting to its impacts will be crucial for human wellbeing. While the role and responsibilities of the public sector for supporting adaptation and building resilience have been in

SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT: THE IMPACT IMPERATIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Social impact investment: the impact imperative for sustainable development

This publication is a sequel to the OECD 2015 report on social impact investment (SII), Building the Evidence Base, which set out a distinct typology and framework for social impact investing to differentiate between SII and conventional investments, particularly in terms of explicit and measurable impact goals. Based on findings from research, surveys, interviews, expert

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