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An interview with the Coalition for Urban Transitions’ Nick Godfrey.
Gregory Scruggs May 16, 2017
New opportunities for funding are coming from unlikely partners — electric utilities, real estate companies, corporations and commercial banks.
David Hatch April 17, 2017
New innovations in green bonds, climate insurance, sustainable and resilience standards and certifications, and more.
Charlotte Boulanger April 10, 2017
Local-level climate initiatives would be at particular risk.
Gregory Scruggs March 23, 2017
Uncertainty over how the bond market will respond is 'a bit overrated' says Mexico City's environment minister.
Christopher Swope March 16, 2017
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016
ANALYSIS | At the recent COP 22 talks, local authorities said they want a framework for accessing international climate-related funding by 2020.

Partnerships with national governments, development finance institutions and the private sector can enable Global South cities to issue green bonds, Environmental Finance reports. 

October 12, 2016

Green bonds and emissions-trading schemes are among the options detailed by Siemens, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and Citi.

July 22, 2016
A guide to understanding one of the hottest trends in municipal finance.
Christopher Swope May 20, 2016
As city authorities increasingly consider bonds and global markets, they are overlooking a key resource: their domestic wealth. Habitat III is an opportunity to strengthen focus on land assets, productive capacities and local expertise.
Marco Kamiya March 7, 2016

The city in Sweden uses the tool to finance electric vehicles, renewable energy and other eco-friendly projects, Cities Today reports.  

February 18, 2015

Johannesburg, Gothenburg and Toronto issue green bonds to finance a range of environmentally friendly projects, according to the Sustainable Cities Collective.

June 25, 2014
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