Theme: Finance and markets

Economy and Finance for a Just Future on a Thriving Planet

Economy and Finance for a Just Future on a Thriving Planet explores the role of economic metrics and the finance sector in a new Anthropocene context. The report synthesizes the finding of a series of dialogues by leading scientists, international organizations, investors, and other change-makers on what a new agenda for economics and finance should look like, and defines tangible pathways for action for our living planet and for prosperity for all.

Earth Day: What are the benefits of investing in biodiversity?

Biodiversity is in rapid decline, yet it is not too late to reverse this trend. Finance and investment have an important role to play in halting global biodiversity loss and bringing about a nature-positive future for all. To shed light on this topic, on the occasion of Earth Day 2022, we invite you to join […]

Financing Locally-led Adaptation: Action on the Ground

At the Gobeshona Global Conference 2022, GRP and UNDP co-hosted a session on financing Locally Led Adaptation with examples from the ground.

Financing Locally-led Adaptation: Action on the ground and in-person

The Gobeshona Global Conference brings together policy-makers, researchers, and practitioners from around the world to share their knowledge and experiences on climate change issues with a focus on Locally-led Adaptation (LLA).

An Equitable and Sustainable Ocean Economy: The role of finance in mitigating risk and building resilience

This webinar will explore the latest knowledge on emerging ocean risks in the Anthropocene, and the role finance can play in driving investment into marine and coastal natural capital.

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