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WE Consult

The WE Group is a group of companies consisting of water resources and environmental specialists, GIS and database experts and engineers providing professional advice and management for development

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Witteveen+Bos

As an engineering and consultancy firm, we advise and help clients all over the world in resolving today’s complex challenges.

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Morpeth flood, 2008. Photo by John Dal

Flood safety & resilience guide for UK homeowners

This guide, developed in partnership with the insurance sector, aims to raise flood risk awareness in the UK, and support smarter decisions on property purchases.

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Promoting ambitious climate action for the Hindu Kush Himalaya

(Videos) This focus day on HKH, which was live streamed from the Cryosphere Pavilion at COP26, explored the scaling up of investment in mountain-specific climate priorities and low carbon development, the dissemination of high-impact solutions that can deliver climate action in the HKH region, and shared policy and youth perspectives on climate action. Watch the recordings of each session. 

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Witteveen+Bos

Witteveen+Bos

Witteveen+Bos are an engineering and consultancy firm who advise and help clients all over the world in resolving today’s complex challenges.

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Meinel Foundation

The Mainel Foundation is a private, independent non-profit institution focused on development cooperation as well as culture.

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Coca-Cola Foundation

The Coca-Cola Foundation is our company's primary international philanthropic arm.

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Climate finance

Assessment of innovative climate financing instruments for adaptation action in India

This article is an assessment of innovative climate financing instruments for adaptation action, giving the potential for scaling up adaptation activities in India with the involvement of private sector.

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Fishermen on Lake Kivu in Rwanda. Photo: Adis Dzebo / SEI

A framework for mobilizing private finance and tracking the delivery of adaptation benefits

This paper presents a conceptual framework that allows users to assess a country’s practices for mobilizing private sector finance for adaptation.

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Guidebook: Mobilising private sector finance for climate change adaptation

The key objective of the guidebook is to facilitate preparation of adaptation project proposals and to provide guidance on alternate funding options, focusing on the private sector. 

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Prescient Weather

Prescient Weather Ltd is a firm with a history of substantial accomplishment by its principal scientists in previous activities at Penn State, Weather Ventures Ltd, the World Climate Service, and i

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Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing

With regard to climate change adaptation, SMEs in emerging economies face significant financing challenges. Here, adelphi presents 6 innovative bottom-up approaches from India, Thailand and Uganda.

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The Roles of the Private Sector in Climate Change Adaptation

This introduction shows how the private sector can advance adaptation. Actors can adapt to climate change, finance climate adaptation of others and support others through products and services.

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Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes

This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.

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CAPES

Center for Applied Ecology and Sustainability

CAPES es un centro de investigación científica y tecnológica de excelencia (CCTE) con Financiamiento Basal de CONICYT-PIA (Programa de Investigación Asociativa).

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Ghana. Photographer: Ahsleigh Lovette

Understanding and increasing finance for climate adaptation in developing countries

This report explores the current state of finance for climate adaptation and proposes practical, near term solutions to both fill in knowledge gaps and to increase investment.

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Engaging the private sector in financing adaptation to climate change

The ACT learning brief presents a framework of five approaches that policymakers, practitioners and donors can use to motivate the private sector to invest in climate change adaptation.

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S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings is the world’s leading provider of independent credit ratings.

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UNEP FI

United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative

United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) is a partnership between United Nations Environment and the global financial sector created in the wake of the 1

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Women farmers sell their crops, Senegal. Photo: @Lancelot Ehode - IED Afrique/PRISE Senegal

Supporting private adaptation in semi-arid lands

This PRISE policy brief argues that to unlock the potential of businesses to drive climate-resilient development, support for private adaptation in semi arid lands needs to be rapidly upscaled.

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The New Frontier of Adaptive Finance for Disaster Recovery

This report asks how financial institutions can adapt their offerings to rebuild healthy markets after shock events and explores the use of adaptive finance for supporting post-disaster recovery.

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Tourism Industry Financing of Climate Change Adaptation

Tourism, climate change, and small islands

The SIDS’ tourism sector is threatened by climate change and high adaptation costs. Through industry stakeholders, this study explores the potential of tourism to finance its own CCA.

 

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Rwanda Akanyaru Project

Mobilizing private finance: Unlocking the potential of Rwanda’s businesses

This policy brief examines the prospects for mobilizing private climate finance in Rwanda, focusing mainly on adaptation, and highlights measures that could stimulate investment.

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action-Professionals' Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Professionals' Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

This report summarizes key examples of climate change challenges and solutions for selected professions synthesized from discussions conducted with professionals from various sectors.

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