Environmental Finance

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A Framework for Climate Finance

This 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 amore

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Adapting to CC: UNDP-GEF Initiatives Financed by the LDCF, SCCF and SPA

This Report focuses on principles underlying the UNDP-GEF approach to adaptation programming and the key processes involved in removing barriers to successful adaptation measures. more

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Applying Climate Information for Adaptation Decision-Making

This guidance document intends to provide countries with a practical tool on using climate information in their decision-making processes. This guide addresses these issues of adaptation planning under uncertainty of observed and projected climate change. more

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Blending climate finance through national climate funds

An important tool that can help countries to make the most of climate finance is a National Climate Fund (NCF). An NCF is a country-driven mechanism that supports the collection, blending, coordination of, and accounting for climate finance at the national level. This guidebook presents a processmore

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Catalyzing Climate Finance

This guidebook is offered as a primer to countries to enable them to better assess the level and nature of assistance they will require to catalyse climate capital based on their unique set of national, regional and local circumstances. more

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Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to Development

Integrated 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 tomore

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Designing Adaptation Initiatives Toolkit

This guide supports the design of measurable, reportable and verifiable adaptation initiatives. It provides step-by-step guidance in designing climate change adaptation projects. more

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Down to Earth: Territorial Approach to Climate Change

TACC is part of a partnership between the United Nations and sub-national governments for fostering climate friendly development at the sub-national level. This partnership is a collaborative effort involving UNDP, UNEP and eight associations of regions. more

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Ensuring Gender Equity in Climate Change Financing

Climate change impacts - and the global community’s responses - have significant social, economic and environmental implications, including on issues of gender equality. This publication examines these links between gender equality, climate change and achievement of the Millennium Developmentmore

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Environmental Finance Services Brochure

 This 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 approachmore