Green & Resilience Banks: How the GIB Model Can Play a Role in Scaling Up Climate Finance in Emerging Markets (2016)

AUTHOR:Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Coalition for Green Capital, Climate Finance Advisors

DATE:November, 2016

TOPICS: Specialized financing vehicles, blended finance, Green Investment Banks, resilient infrastructure, climate finance

SUMMARY: Specialized financing vehicles, blended finance approaches and institutions – such as Green Investment Banks – can play a key role in helping to scale up financing to make our investments more resilient and climate-smart. Launched at COP22, this policy paper explores the utility of the Green Investment Bank model in emerging and developing economies, including the opportunity for these specialized financing vehicles to help accelerate resilient infrastructure and complement international sources of development and climate finance. Climate Finance Advisors was lead author on the report