Online platform helps financial institutions measure climate impact

Around 120 financial institutions have access to the platform, with $5.8bn of climate disbursed loans reported so far

BEIS and IFC seek innovative sustainable cooling solutions

With 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions coming from cooling, new solutions are critically needed to address the climate footprint of growing demand

Argentinian agribusiness lent $100m for green projects

The financing will support the establishment of an anaerobic biodigester to produce renewable energy from animal waste that will be sold to the grid

New $212m financing for climate-friendly projects in Vietnam

The funding from IFC will enable VPBank to expand its lending to small and medium businesses and boost financing for projects that help reduce carbon emissions

IFC provides $150m for green investments in Ukraine

The financing will enable small and medium sized businesses to invest in energy efficient machinery and upgrade their facilities with modern equipment

New $570m plan for energy efficient homes in Mongolia

A third of the population live in urban ger areas, or settlements of low and middle income households, which suffer from poor sanitation and inadequate solid waste management

Uzbekistan commits to tender 900MW of solar power

It supports the country’s ambition to develop a total of up to 5GW of solar power by 2030

IFC raises £461m from first Canadian green bond

The proceeds of the five-year green bond will finance investments in projects including renewable energy, green buildings and energy efficiency

LNG-to-power facility in Brazil granted $288m

The project consists of a 1.3GW CCGT plant, an LNG import terminal, a transmission line and the expansion of an existing substation

New Global Green Bond Partnership launched

It will provide technical assistance and support the development of innovative funds to mobilise investor capital