GCPF Insights

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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.

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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.