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In this study, CPI identifies the changes the Paris Agreement implies for the role of Development Finance Institutions – specifically members of the IDFC – and how they may implement these changes through targeted activities.
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.
Implementing Alignment with Paris for the International Development Finance Club
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
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This study identifies the changes the Paris Agreement implies for the role of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) – specifically members of the IDFC – and how they may implement these changes through a targeted set of activities.
This CPI study, produced as part of Project LEOPALD or Low Emissions Oil Palm Development examines whether palm oil’s potential as an economic driver will bear out for Indonesia’s goals, using Berau as an example case.
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.