LatAm green bonds - Building Momentum

LatAm green bonds - Building Momentum

Latin American green bond issuance has been hesitant in 2018. The green agenda is very much intact, however, and market participants expect a pick-up when market conditions improve, explains Keith Mullin.

Supporting new innovative climate investment

Supporting new innovative climate investment

Andrew McDowell, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank, delivered a speech at Climate-KIC's Mission Finance summit in which he outlined some shining examples of blended and innovative finance

No alternative: Making sustainable infrastructure the only option

No alternative: Making sustainable infrastructure the only option

Only a fraction of global climate finance is reaching European cities despite their crucial role in decarbonising the economy. Developing a bankable project pipeline and new finance solutions replicable across cities is key to meet the enormous need for sustainable infrastructure

Financing tomorrow's new normal today

Financing tomorrow's new normal today

Across most industries, quick wins for decarbonisation – at least within current frameworks – have already been put in place. Innovative finance will be needed to unlock investment across all sectors and industries. Environmental Finance explores how investors can enter uncharted waters to truly drive change

Mission-led finance: New ideas in European policymaking

Mission-led finance: New ideas in European policymaking

Policymakers need to shift focus from filling investment gaps to creating new trajectories for ambitious low-carbon innovation, says Mariana Mazzucato. A missions-led approach should be at the heart of efforts align the economy with climate and sustainability goals, she tells Environmental Finance.

No more excuses: Financing 1.5C

No more excuses: Financing 1.5C

The financial sector must play a critical enabling role to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees. Investors need to quickly overhaul their strategies for climate change to be halted in just over a decade, and there are already tools and solutions available to help investors align with this goal, finds Environmental Finance