GCPF Insights

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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.

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Green lending: a practitioner's guide for financial institutions

There's substantial growth potential for green lending, also in developing countries where energy demand is growing at the fastest rate.

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Financing clean energy for Indian farmers: RBL Bank India

An interview with RBL Bank’s former Head of Agriculture & Rural Banking reveals how RBL Bank brought energy efficiency loans to rural clients.

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THE GLOBAL CLIMATE PARTNERSHIP AWARD

The Global Climate Partnership Award was launched in March 2018. Luke Franson, Head of Green Lending at GCPF’s investment manager responsAbility and chairman of the jury, talks about the outcome.

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Just launched: Green Lending Toolkit

The Green Lending (GL) Toolkit supports financial institutions to strategize, plan, and deploy green lending best practices with the overall goal to expand the GL portfolio. 

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Flexibility and Facilitation

With a real hands-on attitude, its own carbon reporting tool, and multiple engineers on staff, the Global Climate Partnership Fund not only invests in green lending but has also created a committed and energized community to foster CO2 reduction around the world.

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NOW ONLINE: WEBINAR „FINANCING SOLAR PROJECTS“

Today, photovoltaic (PV) systems are the most dominant and important renewable energy technology in the world. In 2017 alone, global investments in PV systems increased by 15% to a level of 160.8 billion EUR.