The World Bank Group should aim to achieve and measure poverty reduction, not palm oil investments.
In consultations, a range of countries and interest groups have called for an energy strategy that supports sustainable development.
This post originally appeared on the World Bank blog Development in a Changing Climate
Re-Thinking the Legitimacy of Institutions for Climate Finance
This report seeks to ground the debate on climate finance in an objective analysis of ongoing efforts to finance mitigation and adaptation in developing countries.
An update on the role of climate finance in the international climate negotiations.
Insights for Development and Climate Finance
This working paper series summarizes key innovations and challenges of the Clean Technology Fund. It analyzes the investment plans that the Fund has endorsed to date, and makes the case for greater emphasis on institutional capacity and governance in program design.
WRI submitted comments to the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Trust Fund Committees suggesting ways to improve the CIFs Results Frameworks.
Can climate financing create transformational change?
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.
After falling behind other development organizations, the World Bank now has a chance to update its environmental and social safeguard policies.