Lab portfolio surpasses USD 3 billion in sustainable investment
The Lab’s 55 climate finance solutions developed since 2014 have now mobilized more than USD 3 billion in sustainable investments in emerging economies.
Call for climate finance ideas is now closed
The Lab will announce its next class of climate finance entrepreneurs in March 2022.
Lab Demo Day 2021
Each year, Lab ideas represent the latest in sustainable investment. Watch the Demo Day recording and download the slides to learn more about six cutting-edge investment solutions to support sustainable development goals in emerging markets.
The Lab wins UN Global Climate Action Awards for Climate Financing
The award recognizes the most innovative, scalable, and replicable examples of climate action. Winning projects will be showcased during COP 26, in November
Six new finance solutions for a net zero economy
New instruments seek to unlock USD 380 million in climate finance for sustainable energy access, food systems, and urban infrastructure
The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance
Nations, businesses, and investors are working to move toward a low-carbon, climate resilient economy. Many of the measures underpinning this transition, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport, climate smart agriculture, and curbing deforestation, face specific barriers to attracting investment.
By identifying, developing, and supporting transformative sustainable finance ideas, the Lab aims to drive billions of dollars of private investment to the low-carbon economy.
Lab instruments launched
mobilized by Lab instruments
invested by Lab Members
How it Works
1. Call for Ideas
Open call for innovative sustainable investment solutions.
Lab Members select the most promising ideas.
Selected ideas benefit from analysis, stress-testing, and guidance from experts and investors.
4. Endorsement & Launch
Lab Members vote to launch the ideas for piloting, based on their innovation, actionability, financial sustainability, and catalytic potential.