• Climate Investor One announces first close at USD 412mn

    Climate Investor One is the inaugural financing facility launched by Climate Fund Managers (CFM), and incubated and developed within the auspices of the Global Lab. It is the first of an intended series of climate finance initiatives from Climate Fund Managers to combat the detrimental effects of unmitigated climate change in developing countries.Learn More

  • Dutch Government commits EUR 10mn to Water Financing Facility

    With a new EUR 10mn commitment from the Dutch government, the Water Financing Facility will enable private finance for otherwise difficult-to-fund water projects in emerging markets, starting with Kenya.Learn More

  • Lab and Fire Awards at the BNEF Summit

    Two Fire Awards winners will be announced at the BNEF Future of Energy Summit, joining this year’s class of Lab instruments to receive support from Climate Policy Initiative and the Lab’s expert network. The 2017 Lab instruments will also mark an important milestone in their development. Learn More

  • Lab instrument helping to connect 500 African homes to solar each day

    TCX – the implementing partner for the Long-Term FX Risk Management instrument is working with M-Kopa to connect 500 homes to solar each day in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Learn More

  • Energy Savings Insurance scales across Latin America and beyond

    The Inter-American Development Bank has led the implementation of Energy Savings Insurance (endorsed by the Lab in 2015), and now has projects in seven countries that will help thousands of businesses reduce their energy usage. Learn More

  • Brasil Lab builds on success of Global Lab

    In a first meeting, Brasil Lab Panel Members, including Caixa, Santander, BNDES, IFC, the Climate Investment Funds, FEBRABAN, the Global Environmental Fund, the Brazilian Ministry of Finance, and the USTDA, among others, met to select first instruments. Learn More

  • New Global Lab instruments in development

    On December 5, Global Lab Members met in London to select three new ideas to move forward for further analysis and development within The Lab’s 2016-2017 cycle. The ideas were chosen from a record number of submissions, and could help drive billions in climate finance to developing countries. Learn More