• Overcoming the obstacles facing blended finance

    17 July 2019

    Junji Hatano examines the issues that must be tackled to achieve dramatic growth in blended finance for sustainable development in developing countries.

  • How covered green bonds can help deliver NDCs

    01 June 2018

    A 'prototype' covered green bond has been prepared that could help developing countries meet their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement. Junji Hatano explains.

  • Overcoming the obstacles facing new carbon market mechanisms

    02 February 2018

    Junji Hatano reviews practical challenges for international carbon markets under the Paris Agreement and explores how they could be overcome in a way that will ensure private sector participation.

  • How green bonds could speed progress towards Paris goals

    28 October 2016

    Green bonds could help accelerate implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, by providing finance for 'Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions', says Junji Hatano