Environmental Finance

  • Financing for Development and UNDPJul 9, 2015Financing for Development and UNDPUNDP has a large portfolio of work on financing for development (FfD); from supporting countries to access and programme environmental finance, to working with aid providers and recipients to exchange knowledge and make development cooperation more effective, to carrying out research and policy advice on debt sustainability, to maximizing the potential of private finance. We are also involved in a wide range of important and much-valued partnerships.

  • Innovative Financing for Development: A New Model for Development Finance?Jan 25, 2012Innovative Financing for Development: A New Model for Development Finance?

  • Sep 1, 2007MDG Carbon Facility BrochureTo help leverage the potentially significant benefits of carbon finance for the developing world, UNDP established the MDG Carbon Facility, an innovative mechanism for the development and commercialization of emission reduction projects. The brochure outlines the work of the MDG Carbon Facility.

  • Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to DevelopmentSep 22, 2009Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to DevelopmentIntegrated climate change planning - a how-to guide for local and regional policy-makers on planning a low-carbon future. This document focuses on the importance of full engagement of sub-national authorities to comprehensively address climate change and suggests that taking the necessary action to tackle climate change will be more effective if it helps address local development issues.

  • Jul 14, 2010A Framework for Climate FinanceThis paper outlines a climate finance framework to assist developing countries to move to low-emissions, climate-resilient growth paths. UNDP is proposing a country-driven, multi-stakeholder climate finance framework to assist developing countries to scale up efforts to address climate change in a way that strengthens and advances national development priorities.

  • Oct 1, 2009Environmental Finance Services BrochureThis brochure outlines how UNDP is helping governments to attract and drive private investment towards sustainable solutions by combining and sequencing various financial instruments to effect policy change. These environmental finance services of UNDP offer an innovative and robust approach to addressing climate change, and other environmental and sustainable development concerns.

  • International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools Aug 22, 2012International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools

  • Oct 1, 2010Designing Adaptation Initiatives ToolkitThis guide supports the design of measurable, reportable and verifiable adaptation initiatives. It provides step-by-step guidance in designing climate change adaptation projects.

  • Managing the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory ProcessMar 1, 2005Managing the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory ProcessThe handbook was developed by UNDP with input from a wide range of institutions and national experts from Annex I and non-Annex I Parties. The objective of the handbook is to provide non-Annex I Parties with a strategic and logical approach to a sustainable inventory process.

  • Mapping Climate Change VulnerabilityNov 1, 2010Mapping Climate Change VulnerabilityThis guidebook assists planners working at the sub-national levels to identify and map the nature of current and future vulnerability to long-term climate change so that appropriate policies and intervention can be designed and implemented.