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CPI’s analysts and advisors work to improve the most important energy and land use policies in the world, with a particular focus on finance. Our efforts help nations grow while addressing increasingly scarce resources and climate risk.

  • CPI Energy Finance releases its supporting analysis for the Energy Transitions Commission report, Better Energy, Greater Prosperity
  • USICEF will deploy millions of dollars in project preparation support, sourced from leading foundations and the Government of India, to distributed solar power projects under consideration for long-term financing from OPIC. CPI has been selected as secretariat.
  • This report shows that there are important social, economic, and environmental costs associated with the lack of well-defined property rights; while at the same time presenting the many complexities within Brazil’s system of land governance that need to be addressed in order to improve the system.
  • On November 7th, the UNFCCC publishes its Biennial Assessment and Overview of Climate Finance Flows. To inform this important exercise, CPI has reviewed climate finance for 2013 and 2014 previously reported in our 2014 and 2015 Global Landscapes of Climate Finance. Explore the interactive >

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What does the surge in Amazon regeneration mean for Brazil?

Mainstreaming energy efficiency in International Finance Institutions could lower cost of meeting green growth goals

One of the many topics of discussion on the agenda for this weekend’s discussions at the G20 leader’s summit will be on how to kickstart the global economy. Leaders should take a serious look at energy efficiency as a means of increasing productivity and boosting growth.

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Financial institutions identify opportunities to accelerate climate action

This week, we posted an in-depth summary of the main insights from this year’s San Giorgio Group, a CPI event organized in collaboration with the World Bank Group, China Light Power (CLP) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and kindly hosted by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei. The San Giorgio Group brings together key financial institutions actively ...

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Why are land rights important to Brazil?

Evolution of land rights in rural Brazil: frameworks for understanding, pathways for improvement