CALL FOR IDEAS
➤ December 19th, 23:59 PST: Deadline for idea submissions
➤ February, 2019: Idea proponents are notified of selection
WHAT IS THE LAB LOOKING FOR?
The Lab is seeking ideas that can scale up investment in developing countries for key climate sectors, including clean energy, energy efficiency, sustainable urbanization and transit, climate adaptation, and climate-smart land use and agriculture. Successful ideas are selected by Lab Members and other experts based on the following criteria.
Identifies (1) a strategy to phase out public financial support, thereby achieving market viability and (2) possible challenges to achieving its intended objectives and related management strategies.
WHY SUBMIT AN IDEA?
Selected ideas will receive guidance and support from high-level leaders from both the public and private sectors, who contribute expertise, political capital, and financial capital to the instruments. See the full list of Lab Members here.
Selected ideas will also benefit from robust analysis, stress-testing, and development by Climate Policy Initiative’s team of experts.
value of analytical and communications support received by selected Lab ideas
mobilized by Lab instruments endorsed in previous cycles
invested by Lab Membership of over 60 expert institutions
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR IDEA IS SELECTED?
If your idea is selected by Lab Members, you will work with a team of analysts, key stakeholders, and experts to:
✓ Develop or refine the mechanics of your idea
✓ Survey comparable instruments, ensuring the final instrument is innovative and impactful
✓ Develop robust financial modeling
✓ Assess and document potential social and environmental impacts
✓ Develop a detailed implementation plan
✓ Produce promotional content
✓ Present your idea to donors and investors
✓ Potentially receive endorsement from the Lab
HOW HAVE PREVIOUS LAB INSTRUMENTS PROGRESSED?
Below are a few examples of Lab instruments that were launched and endorsed in previous Lab cycles, and their latest impact and progress. To learn more about all previous Lab instruments, visit Ideas.