From September to November 2009, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) is conducting an initial scoping of issues to improve in its updated sustainability policies.
This review is based on the Clean Technology Fund Investment Plans that have been publicly disclosed on the Climate Investment Fund website as of 25 October 2009.
WRI submitted comments to the US Treasury on key issues the World Bank must address during its World Bank Energy Strategy review.
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.
The first step for developing countries to access financing under the Readiness Mechanism of the World Bank Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) is the development of a Readiness Plan Idea Note (R-PIN). This paper considers the extent to which R-PINs approved by the FCPF trust fund...
This week's first-ever CIF Partnership Forum must ensure that new Clean Technology Funds will help developing countries quickly transition to zero-carbon technologies.
Climate Change and the Multilateral Development Banksby -
Testimony Before the House Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
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).