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Climate risk regulation in Africa’s financial sector and related private sector initiatives

This report seeks to assess the integration of climate-related risks in the prudential, financial, regulatory, and supervisory frameworks of a selection of African countries and identify potential levers to incentivise their internalisation.

8 November 2021

Green Bonds for Climate Resilience – A Guide for Issuers

This Guide is intended to encourage and support a greater number of actors, and the banks that are financing them, to issue green bonds to tap the capital markets to raise the finance needed for climate adaptation and resilience. Encouraging and supporting these early movers would in turn help to create a virtuous circle of greater issuer and investor experience and confidence to catalyse the mobilisation of finance for climate resilience action at scale.

28 October 2021

This report was prepared by the Climate Bonds Initiative for the Global Center on Adaptation, in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

Financial Innovation for Climate Adaptation in Africa

This report provides an overview of existing adaptation finance flows in Africa and identifies opportunities to increase the volume and efficacy of that finance.

25 October 2021

Morgan Richmond, June Choi, Rajashree Padmanabhi, Amanda Lonsdale, Jamal Saghir (Chair), Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Ian Noble, Michiel Schaeffer

Innovative Financing Models for Private Sector Investment in Nature Based Solutions for Adaptation

The Global Commission on Adaptation’s Action Track on Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) hosted a virtual workshop on Innovative Financing Models for Private Investment in Nature-Based Solutions for Adaptation on 14 October 2020.

23 January 2021

Global Commission on Adaptation

Adaptation Finance in the Context of Covid-19

A world in which global crop yields fall by almost one-third, billions of people are left with insufficient water, and hundreds of millions in coastal cities are forced from their homes is not some dystopian fantasy.

18 January 2021

Morgan Richmond, June Choi, Paul Rosane, Matthew Solomon, Bella Tonkonogy (CPI), Dominic Molloy, Felipe Larrain and Jennifer Jacobowitz Rae (GCA)

State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2020

2021 begins with renewed hope. With vaccines to stem a deadly pandemic. With an unprecedented global effort to repair the economic damage. And with renewed faith in science and the power of collective action to find solutions to global problems.

18 December 2020

Prof. Jamal Saghir, Dr. Michiel Schaeffer, Aiping Chen, Dr. Ede Jorge Ijjasz-Vasquez, Jaehyang So and Dr. Marcelo Mena Carrasco