Can climate financing create transformational change?
multilateral development banks
The UN High Level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing (AGF) released a new report today to mobilize $100 billion in international cli
Last week at the UN Convention on Biodiversity, the World Bank launched a new program that aims to put a value on a country’s ecosystems in the same way a country measures its national income and product accounts, or GNP and GDP.
This piece is adapted from a speech that was delivered on June 25th at the 5th Asia Clean Energy Forum: Meeting the Technology Transfer Challenge. The forum, hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the World Resources Institute, is the premiere knowledge sharing platform on best practices in policy, technology, and finance for clean energy in the Asian region.
Read WRI's recommendations for the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) environmental and social sustainability framework.
Extractive industries explore the benefits of acquiring consent for their projects.
Multilateral Development Banks' Investments in Energy Policy...
This report reviews loans provided by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) to developing countries for electricity policy from 2006–2008. It examines those policies, regulations, and institutional capacities in the electricity sector that will direct both public and private investment in...
On 23-25 February 2010, the World Resources Institute International Financial Flows and Environment project hosted a civil society climate finance strategy session at the Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, Virginia.
Although there has been some improvement in the past few years, it is difficult to identify a trend towards systematic incorporation of climate change issues into MDBs’ activities.
Correcting the World’s Greatest Market Failure: Climate Change at the Multilateral Development Banks is a new analysis by the World Resources Institute that examines the challenges of mainstreaming climate change at the Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs).