• The Lab endorses four new instruments to catalyze billions for climate action

    On 27 June 2016 the Lab announced endorsement for four new investment vehicles that are ready to pilot in developing countries. This announcement is in partnership with The Lab members, including the Danish, Dutch, German, United Kingdom and United States governments, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Willis Group, development finance institutions, foundations, and other public and private investors. Learn More

  • Germany to provide €30mn to TCX for currency hedging instruments

    During the Lima-Paris Action Agenda from COP21, The German Environmental Ministry announced it will provide €30million through KfW Development Bank to the hedging specialist TCX, which is the implementing entity for the Long-Term FX Risk Management Instrument alongside IFC. Starting in 2016, TCX will use these funds for innovative and new hedging instruments for SE4All projects that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. Learn More

  • Dutch government announces €50m to Climate Investor One

    At COP21, during a launch event for Climate Investor One, the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mrs Lilianne Ploumen announced a EUR 50 million commitment to the instrument, which will fast-track renewable energy projects in developing countries. Learn More

  • Announcing The India Innovation Lab for Green Finance

    With the endorsement of the Government of India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, The India Innovation Lab builds on the successes of The Global Lab, but adapts them to India's unique opportunities and challenges. Learn More

  • Energy Savings Insurance pilot moves forward in Mexico

    The pilot insures the value of savings generated by energy efficiency investments. In Mexico, the pilot is ready to move forward, having secured full funding. Learn More

  • The Agricultural Supply Chain and Adaptation Facility can help farmers achieve climate resilience

    The Facility will partner with agribusiness companies to provide local farmers with technical assistance and access to finance for climate-resilient investments. The Inter-American Development Bank, in partnership with Calvert Investments, is committed to piloting the facility in Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn More