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Pakistan and Green Bonds: A Case Study

by Cedric Rimaud and Yawar Arif Herekar What are green bonds?  Climate finance is ramping up around Asia. Countries are spending on ways in which they can accelerate climate actions while meeting their sustainable development goals (SDGs) and their carbon emissions reduction targets. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the urgency with large stimulus packages the world over. Multilaterals such […]

Response to The Economist’s view on Blended Finance

Cedric RIMAUD, CFA Under the assertive title of “Blended finance is struggling to take off”[1], The Economist magazine, in its 15th August edition, points to an area that we, at Earth Wake, are all too familiar with. According to convergence, the Economist argues, blended finance is a small $20 billion a year -which is well below the need of spending […]

Earth Wake is selected for International Climate Finance Accelerator

We are thrilled to announce that Earth Wake has been selected as winner of the ICFA spring Cohort 2020. The ICFA Luxembourg supports innovative and scalable climate finance initiatives that have high social and environmental impact. The Asia Pacific region is highly vulnerable to ongoing climate change and its impacts fall disproportionately on the poor. Reductions in crop productivity, destruction […]