GCPF Insights

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GCPF 2018: Strong increase of CO2 emission reduction

With CO2 emission reduction being THE key performance indicator for the Global Climate Partnership Fund, a 25% increase compared to 2017 makes 2018 a very successful year. But there’s more.

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DISRUPTING THE FINANCIAL WORLD!

GCPF presented a challenge at the F10 FinTech Hackathon held in Zurich in March 2019. The promise: transfer business ideas into prototypes within 48 hours.

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TEAMING UP FOR A GREENER SRI LANKA

In Sri Lanka some 19 m people live in locations that by 2050 could become climate hotspots. GCPF partner Pan Asia Banking Corporation PLC showcases what can be done to fight climate change.

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GLOBAL CLIMATE PARTNERSHIP ACHIEVEMENTS 2018

Antoine Prédour heads the GCPF team at the fund’s investment manager responsAbility. While the official figures for the business year 2018 are yet to be disclosed, he shares a glimpse at the fund’s most exciting achievements.

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GOING GREEN: Climate finance on CNN Money Switzerland

In this interview with CNN Money Switzerland’s Martina Fuchs aired on 21 February Rochus Mommartz, CEO of GCPF’s investment manager responsAbility, explains why impact investors will be plugging into renewable energy.

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SOLAR FOR BUSINESS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

A new report commissioned by the Global Climate Partnership Fund and its investment manager responsAbility highlights the potential of commercial and industrial (C&I) solar opportunities in the region and the key challenges that must be overcome to fully unlock solar’s potential.

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SOLARNOW: ENERGIZING AFRICA OFF THE GRID

SolarNow provides its customers with light and turns them into entrepreneurs, transforming the lives of entire communities.

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GCPF ACADEMY: PROMOTING GREEN FINANCE

GCPF organized a global peer learning and exchange event to overcome the biggest hurdle in green lending: the lack of technical know-how.

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PRODUCTIVITY GAINS? A PIECE OF CAKE!

Food systems currently consume 30% of the world’s available energy – and are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. India’s RBL Bank, a long-time GCPF partner institution, shows how farmers increase their productivity through energy loans for sustainable irrigation. The result: an interesting business area for the bank, higher incomes for the farmers, and climate protection for the world through reduced CO2 emissions and water consumption.