The World Federation of Development Financing Institution’s Knowledge Hub (WFDFI_KH) is an online portal that clusters knowledge and resources on development financing across all development intervention areas. It is a free-for all web space where development financing practitioners and enthusiasts could access existing and compelling knowledge products from a wide range of institutions, with diverse structure and procedures, engaged in supporting and promoting development finance and its crosscutting issues in advancing policies, processes, programs, projects and practices for the benefits of their beneficiaries and stakeholders. The two-fold purposes of the WFDFI_KH are shaping and advancing policy and advocacy positions that impact the development of the banking and finance community worldwide and improve DFI capacity, as well as facilitating knowledge management and sharing.
To support Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) member banks in developing targets, the
Alliance has developed this short paper to provide clarification on the already-published
Guidelines for Climate Target Setting for Banks outlining how the Alliance views the treatment
of offsetting in relation to member commitments.
The paper does not introduce additional principles that member banks must meet as
part of their NZBA commitment.
This monograph provides an overview of the various impacts of climate change on the provision of water and sanitation services, as well as the adaptation options available to water operators. Using data from the DesInventar database, the document analyzes which events are most prevalent in the sub-regions of Latin America and the Caribbean and which events particularly affect water and sanitation systems.
The 2023 Annual Workshop of the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) was held on the theme “The Role of African DFIs in Achieving Just Energy Transition” on May 22, 2023, at the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Centre (SSHCC), in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The workshop was organized with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and supported by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).
This report aims to give an overview of Korea’s energy efficiency policy experience for the benefit of policy makers and industry practitioners aiming to promote and scale up energy efficiency improvements in the industry sector, particularly in manufacturing. The report also aims to provide industry practitioners with lessons drawn from practices implemented by industry subsectors and groups of energy-intensive firms in Korea.
The EIB Group, through EIB Global, is a major partner of the European Commission, the European External Action Service and the EU Member States in delivering on the EU Global Gateway commitments. In 2022 alone, the European Investment Bank signed operations that will mobilise an estimated €30 billion or more of Global Gateway investments. The Global Gateway is the European Union’s contribution to narrowing the global investment gap.
The EIB Group has seen carbon emissions increase in many areas since 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic led to a significant decrease in emissions during 2020 and 2021. This effect is no longer present, as restrictions ended in 2022, resulting in a 125% increase in total gross emissions in 2022 compared with 2021, and a 36.4%4 decrease compared with the base year emissions (2018).
The survey results came at a critical moment for Africa, following COP 27, where the central issues were finding more resources to mitigate global warming and adapting to its effects. A decisive agreement was also made on a new “loss and damage” fund for vulnerable countries severely hurt by climate disasters.
Read the full survey to discover how people in Africa view climate change's impact on their livelihood.
El Gobierno de México, a través de una nueva visión de política ambiental, ha impulsado el fomento y el apoyo de acciones que permitan la conservación de los ecosistemas naturales. Taxonomía sostenible de México fue coordinado por la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público durante más de dos años y medio, trabajando de la mano con diversas instituciones de los sectores público, privado, academia, sociedad civil, así como con organismos internacionales; marcando un hito en México.
Author: Yorio González, Gabriel; Navarrete Martínez, Alfredo Federico; Bonilla Rodríguez, María del Carmen; Aguirre Téllez, Laura Elisa; Manríquez Rangel, Alejandro; Sosa Arias, Arturo Alfonso; Delgado Cárdenas, Karla Paola; Hernández Reyes, Flor Elisa; Rodríguez Martínez, Gabriela
This compendium of game-changing carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) concepts deals with four interesting carbon dioxide (CO2 ) capture technologies, five CO2 utilization technologies, one CO2 storage technology, and one enabler concept. The technologies presented are in various stages of development ranging from research and development to commercial deployment.
ADB has developed this tool kit and road map, which outlines the key steps, challenges, and relevant country experiences for all three elements of getting carbon prices right. Drawing on existing research and knowledge products, this policy brief will help policymakers in ADB DMCs appreciate the landscape and, more importantly, the interplay of carbon pricing instruments and fossil fuel subsidies, as well as understand how these policies synergize or conflict with each other and broader environmental goals.