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Planning to act on climate change and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

This article is cross-posted from the original on the UNDP Climate Change Adaptation website May 2017, Berlin Germany – Building resilience to the effects of climate change and transforming economies [more]…

The LEDS Finance Resource Guide

Disclaimer: All the frameworks or methods mentioned in the LEDS Finance Resource Guide are not necessarily endorsed by LEDS GP or the Finance Working Group as the only or best resources [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Featured introductory resources

The following two resources provide good introductions to many of the different aspects of LEDS and NDC finance and are relevant to many of the sections of this guide. Catalyzing [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Understanding the situation

Introduction In order to plan and implement a comprehensive and appropriate approach to mobilizing finance for LEDS and NDCs, a good starting point is to understand the current situation. This [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Planning and coordinating

Introduction Mobilizing finance for LEDS and NDCs is a multi-faceted challenge, requiring action from a range of public and private stakeholders. Good planning and coordination, led by national governments is [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Creating an enabling environment for investment

Introduction An enabling environment to attract investment is one which has appropriate policy conditions – including laws, targets, and regulations – and the institutional capacity to implement policy. It also [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Using domestic and international public finance

Introduction The finance needed to achieve LEDS and NDC goals in both mitigation and adaptation will need to come from both public and private sources. It is widely accepted now [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Implementing effective financial instruments

Introduction Green projects often appear to present higher risks to investors due to the higher capital costs often associated with green, and perhaps unproven and unfamiliar technologies, the financing risks [more]…

LEDS Finance Resource Guide - Developing good projects

Introduction To achieve the targets outlined in NDCs and other LEDS plans, countries will need to develop and then implement a range of interventions – these are the ‘building blocks’ [more]…

What makes a LEDS leader? Reflections from the Global NDC Conference 2017

Mairi Dupar was part of the team from LEDS GP behind the Global NDC Conference 2017 in Berlin, 2-6 May. She reflects here on the some of the human qualities shared by the ‘climate champions’ [more]…

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