The Green Guarantee Company (GGC)

The Green Guarantee Company (GGC)

Overview  A specialist guarantor that will provide guarantees to mobilize climate finance from global credit and capital markets to support climate mitigation and adaptation projects in emerging markets.   The Problem  At the end of 2021, the size of the global green...

How private capital can be leveraged to fight climate change

Lab instrument The ACT Fund was featured in an article on the World Economic Forum website, authored by Brad Handler and Morgan Bazilian of the Colorado School of Mines, as an example of innovative approaches to using public funds can reorient their investment...

The Lab Demo Day 2021

 DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance hosted a virtual Demo Day on 20 October to present its 2021 groundbreaking climate finance ideas to the world. Each year, Lab ideas represent the latest and greatest in sustainable investment, and...

Webinar: Investing in smallholders’ regenerative practices

Download the presentation slides In the Climate Finance for Sustainable Agriculture: The Lab Webinar Series, developed for IFAD, the Lab presents some of its innovative financial instruments to catalyze greater investment into the sustainable agriculture sector,...
P-REC Aggregation Fund

P-REC Aggregation Fund

Only 46% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa has access to energy. Despite progress at the continent level, where the number of people without access to electricity fell by 30 million between 2013 and 2019, fragile states in Africa suffer from persistent energy...

The Lab opens call for innovative climate finance ideas

Climate finance entrepreneurs can apply for the Lab’s 2021 development cycle Ideas should address barriers to climate investment in emerging markets, as well as challenges for a post-COVID, green economic recovery The deadline is 22 December 2020; selected ideas will...

Webinar: The Lab Call for Ideas 2021

Download the webinar slides here. The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance is currently accepting proposals for innovative finance solutions that can unlock investment to tackle some of the most difficult climate and sustainable development challenges, especially...
The Lab in Southern Africa

The Lab in Southern Africa

The Lab in Southern Africa AboutMembersIdeasNews & EventsContact About Members The Green Guarantee Company (GGC)A specialist guarantor that will provide guarantees to mobilize climate finance from global credit and capital markets to support climate mitigation and...
Demo Day 2020

Demo Day 2020

THE LAB: DEMO DAY 2020 Investment Opportunities   The Lab’s Demo Day introduced this year’s instruments to potential investors, funders, and implementation partners. About the investment opportunities The Lab’s class of 2020 targets four main areas: nature-based...
Member Spotlight: IFAD

Member Spotlight: IFAD

  One of the strengths that sets the Lab apart from other climate finance incubators is the diversity and involvement of its membership. While the Lab team provides analytical rigor, networking opportunities and management support to nurture Lab-endorsed...
Climate Adaptation Notes

Climate Adaptation Notes

Southern Africa—already one of the world’s most water-scarce regions—faces increasing intensity and frequency of severe drought, extreme precipitation, flash flooding, and water shortages. Investments in water treatment and distribution, sanitation, water re-use, and...
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