Financing climate change mitigation and adaptation is an important piece of the World Bank Group's business. Mitigation support for the world's poorest countries through the Bank's IDA reached $2.3 billion during fiscal year 2013, while the IFC's mitigation financing increased 50 percent to $2.5 billion.
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April 18, 2015 — The Spring Meetings brought together voices from all areas of the economy – government, investment, business and civil society – to discuss how to mobilize the trillions of dollars needed globally to address climate change.Read More »
March 31, 2015 — A new grant program financed by the Forest Investment Program puts Indigenous Peoples and local communities in charge of design and funding decisions for projects that fight forest loss.Read More »
March 27, 2015 — The green bond market is growing fast, increasing support for climate-friendly projects worldwide. Vice President Rachel Kyte discusses four ways green bonds can help get more climate finance flowing.Read More »
The World Bank offers a line of disaster risk financing for direct budget support that provides varying levels of protection depending on the type, frequency, and severity of the event. It includes weather hedges, contingent financing, and catastrophe bonds.
This joint United Nations Development Programme-World Bank platform provides information on climate finance for developing countries. Users will find climate funding source profiles, case studies, and hundreds of documents, tools and guides for decision-making.
The Climate Investment Funds are designed to provide scaled-up financing, through the Multilateral Development Banks, to initiate transformational change toward climate-resilient, low-carbon development in 48 countries.
The International Finance Corporation, the World Bank's private sector arm, works with international partners to catalyze resources and help business fill financing and knowledge gaps in areas such as renewable energy and emissions reductions.