Telling Our Story: Climate Change - Private Sector Solutions

42 pages | © June 2012 IFC | Complimentary

Telling Our Story: Climate Change - Private Sector SolutionsIFC can help business not just meet the challenge of climate change but build opportunity by widening and deepening access to technologies and helping support good governance, policy reform, and innovation. This includes:


» Clean energy investments that open markets with first-of-a-kind projects demonstrating technical feasibility, attracting private financing, and encouraging supportive government policy reforms


» Support to local financial institutions, leveraging domestic resources that would otherwise be unavailable for clean energy investments


» Working with governments to promote frameworks that encourage climate-friendly investments


» Developing and promoting innovative financial products that attract greater investment in clean energy


» Helping private sector clients to identify and respond to financial risks of climate change


» Finding opportunities to address both climate change and poverty reduction, such as encouraging low-cost energy efficient homes and solar lighting


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