Theme: Finance and markets

Adaptation & Resilience Solutions: The investment opportunity to grow the sector

During the COP26 Finance Day (3rd November 2021), the Resilience Hub hosted a side event to showcase the increasing range of adaptation and resilience innovations, as well as to discuss opportunities and barriers to scaling them. The panel discussion included speakers from Climate-KIC, Global Resilience Partnership, CDC Group, BFA Global, The Lightsmith Group, PayPal and FMO, the Dutch Development Bank.

Scalable approaches to moving rural families beyond resilience in developing countries

Michael Carter – Director of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience – shares examples from Mali, Bangladesh, Mozambique and Tanzania where risk management tools are helping rural families not only withstand shocks, but move towards greater prosperity.

Enhancing affordability and sustainability of climate risk insurance through smart financing

The over 110 members of the InsuResilience Global Partnership are collaborating to scale up affordable and sustainable risk finance and insurance in climate-vulnerable countries, aiming to assist 500 million poor and vulnerable people by 2025. Daniel Stadmueller reports.

Resilience Hub: Adaptation & Resilience Solutions: The investment opportunity to grow

The need for climate adaptation and resilience-building solutions around the world is significant given the climate emergency. Early-stage companies with the technologies, products, and services needed for adapting to the effects of climate change in developing and emerging countries are increasingly coming to the fore. However, they typically lack adequate access to finance and the […]

Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance: What Works and What Doesn’t? A Strategic Evidence Roadmap

Janek Toepper from the InsuResilience Global Partnership shares a new ambitious roadmap to enhance the reach and effectiveness of insurance and risk-finance solutions for climate disasters. Join InsuResilience for the launch of the roadmap at the COP26 Resilience Hub

Collaboration is key to accelerating a sustainable and equitable ocean economy – Report

A trio of reports from the Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University and the Global Resilience Partnership, which have been commissioned by the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) highlight the real risk landscape facing the ocean economy.

Accelerating Enterprise Resilience Opportunities

Global South driving investment solutions for resilience outcomes.

Reimagining Natural Capital in a Changing Climate

The Leadership in Business Accelerator will highlight the importance of effective private sector leadership on water issues and provide practical advice and best practice examples on global awareness of water in the international, regional and local agendas.

Challenges of Scaling Up and Financing Ecosystem-Based Adaptation in Africa: The Role of Innovation

Nature is a critical component to scaling up climate change adaptation and resilience. However, financing mechanisms are needed to mainstream approaches such as Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA), which is the operationalisation of nature-based solutions for climate adaptation, to reach the communities who need them the most. A recent session at CBA15 discussed challenges of scaling up and financing EbA in Africa, with a focus on the role of innovation.

Frontline Funds: Investing in Grassroots-led Responses to Climate Change

Join us for this London Climate Action Week online event on 30 June 2021 to explore the role of frontline funds as effective mechanisms to build resilience for grassroots-led responses.