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.
The Lab is celebrating another milestone - the 35 instruments launched by the Lab have now mobilized $1.6 billion for action on climate change and sustainable development. The latest impact report highlights five years of progress.
Global Climate Finance: An Updated View 2018 shows that global investment toward low-carbon and climate-resilient actions reached a high of USD $472 billion in 2015, before falling to $455 billion in 2016.
This four-report series looks at paths to renewable energy penetration in India along different dimensions including the social costs, macroeconomic impacts, environmental impacts, financial risk, and flexibility considerations.
Climate Policy Initiative, with the support of Agence Française de Développement and the Advisory Finance Group of the World Bank, have examined the risks to the economy of South Africa – and its government, municipalities, companies and financial institutions – from a global economic transition to a low-carbon economy.
Lab instruments mobilize more than $1.5 billion
Global climate finance increases to $463 billion annual average
An Assessment of India's Energy Choices
Understanding the impact of a low carbon transition on South Africa
What’s New at CPI
From Banks to Capital Markets: Alternative Investment Funds as a Potential Pathway for Refinancing Clean Energy Debt in India
This design case study looks at various avenues for renewable energy to access capital markets in India. It shows that Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) offer the best near and medium-term path to expanding renewable energy access to capital markets while more structural issues are addressed, and outlines how to design and take forward this instrument.
Necessary Investments and Potential Gains of Increasing Efficiency
Increasing agricultural productivity plays a key role in the efforts to combine agricultural growth and forest protection by allowing farmers to produce more using the same area. However, for agricultural productivity to increase, farmers must invest considerable resources to modernize their operations – purchasing equipment and spending more in fertilizers. The existence of ...
This CPI study, produced in collaboration with PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero) is part of a research program which explores the potential of developing a green investment bank model in Indonesia. The overall objective of the program is to help development financial institutions, policymakers, and donors to understand the opportunities and challenges of applying the green investment bank model in the country. In this analysis, we specifically focus on the potential of developing a guarantee instrument to help catalyze renewable energy investments in Indonesia.
Throughout the world, nations use agricultural policy as a key tool to boost their agricultural sector and increase food supply for their rising populations. In Brazil, rural credit plays an exceptionally large role: it is the nation’s central agricultural policy. It accounts for approximately 40% of the total agricultural production, which represented roughly R$225 billion (US$61 billion) ...
Strengthening Command and Control is Fundamental
Protecting native vegetation is not merely a critical and urgent environmental responsibility for Brazil. It is also a key to promoting the country’s position in global markets and a major theme as it builds its international reputation. Controlling deforestation also means confronting the crime and corruption so deeply ingrained in the ...