- Climate adaptation has remained largely overlooked and underinvested. Now, investment funds and vehicles that target adaptation solutions are beginning to line up to move significant amounts of capital.
- The U.S. development finance institution has agreed to invest the capital in impact investor Global Partnerships’ Impact-First Development Fund
- Between 2012 and 2015 development finance unlocked some $81 billion in private capital for global development. Only $5.5 billion, or less than 7% of the total, ended up in one of the world’s 47 least development countries.
- The foundation joins a growing list of foundations deploying more of their endowments for mission.
There is growing interest in better connecting donor-advised funds (DAFs) with deep, impact investing opportunities. While we have some promising examples, few are talking about the changes that could really build this market. More shared data, more donor awareness, and practical tweaks to way DAFs engage with their donors could all boost the flow of
- When it comes to putting impact deals together, intermediaries deserve as much credit, recognition, and praise as name-brand funders and investors.
- The World Bank’s new billion dollar “Accelerating Battery Storage for Development” program aims to triple installed battery capacity in developing countries by 2025.