Approach for projects, organizations, entrepreneurs, and startups to raise money for their causes from multiple individual donors or investors.
Agreement that reduces a developing country’s debt stock or service in exchange for a commitment to protect nature.
Insurance schemes covering—against a premium—the costs incurred by the insured entity from extreme weather and natural disasters.
Integrating ecological services means making conservation indices (e.g. size of protected areas) part of the fiscal allocation formula to reward investments in conservation.
Funding instrument that distributes grants (or concessional finance) to profit-seeking projects on a competitive basis.
Bonds where proceeds are invested exclusively in projects that generate climate or other environmental benefits.
Investments made with the intention to generate a measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
Guarantees can mobilize and leverage commercial financing by mitigating and/or protecting risks, notably commercial default or political risks.
Private unrequited transfers sent from abroad to families and communities in a worker's country of origin.
A public-private partnership that allows private (impact) investors to upfront capital for public projects that deliver social and environmental outcomes in exchange for a financial interest.
Standards applicable to the financial sector that capture good practices and encourage the achievement and monitoring of social and environmental outcomes.