On this page: Find various helpful tools on climate finance below, or visit the Guidelines for Implementing Asset Recycling Transactions Section Overview and Content Outline, or Download Full Report for more.
A variety of guidelines, toolkits, checklists, landscape assessments, have been published on various aspects of climate finance, including the following selection that has informed the development of this Annex.
- The Project Preparation Resource Directory helps subnational governments and stakeholders identify project preparation facilities that can support them in developing green and resilient infrastructure, including implementing more efficient heating and cooling systems, building renewable energy, setting up sustainable transit, or climate-proofing resilient infrastructure.
- The NDC Partnership Climate Finance Explorer is a searchable database of open climate funds and related support for your mitigation and adaptation activities.
- Compendium of Climate Finance Reports and Tools - This inventory of studies, toolkits and reports includes links to various knowledge centres and learning platforms on climate finance and project preparations.
- Toolkit to Enhance Access to Climate Finance - The Toolkit offers an overview of the key dedicated international climate funding opportunities, as well as the associated procedures, policies and requirements of the various climate funds.
- A Resource Guide to Climate Finance - This guide explores the practical questions related to climate finance, and aims to provide an initial orientation to the available funds that may be relevant for financing climate-related programs and projects of ACT Forums, members and partners, as well as other Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs), Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and public institutions in developing countries.
- Accessing Climate Finance: A step-by-step approach for practitioners is a practical set of tools for key government and other stakeholders in partner countries to access climate finance. The tools focus on the preparation and assessment of project applications.
- Good Climate Finance Guide - This paper uses six criteria for ‘good climate finance’ and a positive deviance approach to draw lessons from six international climate funds and two development financing mechanisms to understand where climate finance is being delivered effectively to support locally led solutions.
- Green Climate Fund (GCF) allocates resources to climate-resilient and low emission projects and programs. It is the world’s largest climate fund, mandated to support developing countries raise and realize their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) ambitions towards low-emissions, climate-resilient pathways.
- GCF Private Sector Facility is set up by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to support global climate action, by promoting a low-emission and climate-resilient transition in developing countries.
- UNEP Report Demystifying Private Climate Finance aims to increase policy-makers and climate negotiators understanding of the essentials of private finance, and it suggests and introduces a generic logic and approach – a sequence of questions – that climate negotiators and policy-makers should follow when debating, and ultimately designing, the public interventions required for the unlocking of at-scale private climate finance.
- The USAID: A Quick Guide to Climate Change Adaptation Funds is a collection of 10 multilateral and bilateral climate funds and initiatives currently available for financing adaptation activities in developing countries. This publication was developed in 2015, and subsequently updated in May 2017 by USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific.
- Global Landscape of Climate Finance 2021 report from the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) provides a comprehensive overview of global climate-related primary investment.
- OECD (2021), The OECD DAC Blended Finance Guidance, OECD Publishing, Paris is a policy tool to help all providers of development finance — donor governments and agencies, multilateral donors, philanthropies and other stakeholders — to put the Blended Finance Principles into practice and effectively design and implement blended finance programs.
- Climate Bonds Initiative is the website of The Climate Bonds Initiative, an international organisation working to mobilise global capital for climate action. The Initiative is an investor-focused not-for-profit.
- The Climate Finance Portal is a gateway to information on activities funded in developing countries to implement the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
- The Role of National Development Banks in Catalyzing International Climate Finance, IDB -This publication discusses the unique role that National development banks (NDBs) could play in scaling up private financing for climate change mitigation projects through the intermediation of international and national public climate finance in their respective local credit markets and the conditions that would be needed for them to be most effective, drawing from experiences in international climate finance and best practices, processes, and products of NDBs within the Latin American and Caribbean region.
The Guidelines have not been prepared with any specific transaction in mind and are meant to serve only as general guidance. It is therefore critical that the Guidelines be reviewed and adapted for specific transactions To find more, visit the Guidelines to Implementing Asset Recycling Transactions Section Overview and Content Outline, or Download the Full Report.