Climate finance will require innovation

By Adva Saldinger 14 December 2015

Climate change finance will require innovative mechanisms and policies. In this video Devex talks to a group of experts about what’s needed.

Financing climate change requires a bit of a rethink and innovation in products, markets and policies will be necessary for transformation.

New financial instruments to support green building, generate more investment in energy efficiency and fund climate-smart land use are all under way and being developed. But it will require a bit of outside-the-box thinking on the part of investors and others to change the ways things work, according to a series of interviews Devex conducted.

Watch the clip above to learn some of the trends in innovative climate finance — from carbon markets to bundling green mortgages and more.

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About the author

Adva Saldinger@deveximpact

As a Devex Impact associate editor, Adva leads coverage of the intersection of business and international development. From partnerships to trade and social entrepreneurship to impact investing, she enjoys exploring the role the private sector and private capital play in development. Previously, she has worked as a reporter at newspapers in both the U.S. and South Africa. Most recently, she has been ghostwriting a memoir for a former child slave and NGO founder in Ghana.

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