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New Jersey RFI kick-starts green bank formation

New Jersey RFI kick-starts green bank formation

The request for information aims to pave the way for the US state to create a green financing mechanism that effectively channels public and private funding to achieve its clean energy goals.

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

It follows a year-long process between the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the Green Climate Fund and aims to accelerate climate initiatives in the region.

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Green banks are on the rise as cities look for ways to fund essential work to prevent climate change and its effects.

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

US Senate introduces legislation for National Climate Bank

The institution will be capitalised with $35 billion in federal funds and will drive public and private investment in clean energy technologies and infrastructure.

Green investment fund helps Rwanda expand climate initiatives

Green investment fund helps Rwanda expand climate initiatives

The Coalition for Green Capital aims to help unlock private investment in green sectors by using public investment to reduce risk and address other barriers.