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Webinar: Blending finance to accelerate NDCs and scale-up low carbon investment

Webinar, 2018-05-16

Join the LEDS GP Finance Working Group on 16 May 2018 for a webinar on scaling-up investment in low carbon infrastructure and exploring blended finance strategies across the clean energy sector.

Register for the webinar: Blending finance to accelerate NDCs and scale-up low carbon investment

Time: 19:00 PDT (check the time according to your location)

Date: 16 May 2018

Location: GoToWebinar

Blended finance is a form of public private partnership that focuses on catalyzing long term private investment in a sector, using public and philanthropic funds to mobilize additional private capital. This webinar will draw on a recent Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) report to explain how blended finance can contribute to country level goals as identified in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Agreement.

The webinar will provide concrete examples of existing blended finance facilities for clean energy projects and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will explore best practices, the role of various types of capital (grants, equity, first loss, and debt) and how these facilities can be developed by LEDS GP member countries in conjunction with international donors, development financial institutions, multilateral development banks and other international financial institutions.

Additional areas to be explored include:

  • gap analysis and where blended finance could and should be applied;
  • where the blended capital comes from; and
  • how blended finance can help increase the flow of private sector capital.

Speakers

  • Bella Tonkonogy, Climate Policy Initiative
  • Jessica Brown, Climate Policy Initiative
  • Alexia Kelly, Co-chair LEDS GP Finance Working Group
  • Matthew Sebonia, Global Climate Capital

Register for the webinar: Blending finance to accelerate NDCs and scale-up low carbon investment

If you are unable to attend the webinar, it will be recorded and added to this page within one week of the webinar.

Climate Policy Initiative

Climate Policy Initiative has deep expertise in policy and finance, CPI works to improve the most important energy and land use practices around the world. Our mission is to help governments, businesses, and financial institutions drive growth while addressing climate risk. CPI works in places that provide the most potential for policy impact including Brazil, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States.