Green finance and investment: Using policy levers to accelerate green capital flows
If we are serious about limiting the global temperature rise to below 2°C, significant investment in low-carbon infrastructure is needed. To accelerate capital flows, low-carbon investments must offer an attractive risk-return profile relative to competing options.
What policy levers can governments and public finance institutions use to improve the risk-return profile of low-carbon investments and create pipelines of bankable projects?
Robert Youngman of the OECD Environment Directorate discussed policies, instruments and institutions to address challenges in mobilising green finance and investment on 28 April. Video coming soon.