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Innovate4Climate 2019

The Lab and Climate Policy Initiative will be hosting two workshops at the World Bank Group’s Innovate4Climate in Singapore, on June ...
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2015 Lab proponents win tender to manage €160 million Dutch Fund for Climate and Development

The proponents behind 2015 Lab instrument Climate Investor One have announced a new commitment that will kick off a blended ...
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Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance moves innovative solutions for sustainable cities, energy access, agriculture, and blue carbon to final round of development

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance’s 2019 cohort of innovative climate investment ideas has taken a significant step towards ...
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Marketplace: Who Pays for the Tech to Survive Climate Change?

Marketplace Tech spoke with Jay Koh, Managing Director of Lightsmith Group and proponent of 2017 Global Lab instrument CRAFT, on ...
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Bloomberg News: The Fledgling Electric Bus Business Is Taking a Page From Solar

By Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg For all the talk about electric cars taking over the roads, electric buses still make up ...
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Proterra and Mitsui & Co Ltd. create $200mn credit facility to scale Proterra battery leasing program

Pioneering battery leasing program lowers upfront costs of electric buses to be competitively priced against diesel, removing one of the ...
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Triple Pundit: Next-Gen Climate Finance Solutions Could Unleash Capital in Emerging Markets

By Amy Brown, Triple Pundit Given the urgent need to tackle climate change, governments are seeking public resources to mobilize ...
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Transforming innovative ideas into sustainable agriculture in West and Central Africa

Ideas are the lifeblood of innovation. To accelerate rural transformation while tackling rural poverty, food insecurity, nutrition, job creation and climate ...
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Investor initiative chooses ideas that will mobilize investment for sustainable cities, energy access, blue carbon, and sustainable agriculture

LONDON – The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, an investor-led initiative that identifies, develops, and launches promising solutions to ...
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2015 Lab instrument TCX featured in the Financial Times

2015 Global Lab instrument Long-Term Currency Exchange Fund (TCX) was featured in a January 8th Financial Times article on development ...
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FinDev Canada invests USD 20 million in Climate Investor One to support transition to renewable energy in developing countries

FinDev Canada announced a USD 20 million commitment made to Climate Investor One's (CIO) Construction Equity Fund to support the ...
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Climate-Smart Lending Platform in new partnership with Partnerships for Forests (P4F)

The members of 2016 Global Lab instrument Climate-Smart Lending Platform, Financial Access Consulting Services B.V. (FACS) and F3 Life Limited ...
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Germany invests EUR 50 million in Lab proponent TCX for long-term FX risk management

11 December 2018 The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX) has announced that the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation and ...
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2017 Lab instrument CRAFT receives EUR 10 million commitment from Nordic Development Fund

The NDF Board of Directors approved NDF support to the Climate Resilience and Adaptation Finance and Technology Transfer Facility (CRAFT) ...
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The Lab at COP24

Experts from the Lab Secretariat, Climate Policy Initiative, will host and present at several events at COP24 that cover the ...
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