Global Environment Facility

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems.  Since then, the GEF has provided over $17 billion in grants and mobilized an additional $88 billion in financing for more than 4000 projects in 170 countries.  Today, the GEF is an international partnership of 183 countries, international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector that addresses global environmental issues. www.thegef.org

Nordic Development Fund

The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) is the joint development finance institution of the five Nordic countries. The objective of NDF’s operations is to facilitate climate change investments primarily in low-income countries. www.ndf.fi

The Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission—unchanged since 1913—is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Today, we pursue this mission through dual goals: advancing inclusive economies that expand opportunities for more broadly shared prosperity, and building resilience by helping people, communities and institutions prepare for, withstand, and emerge stronger from acute shocks and chronic stresses. www.rockefellerfoundation.org

Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance was developed in 2014 by the UK, U.S. and Germany in partnership with several climate finance donor governments – Denmark, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway – major development finance institutions, and key private sector actors to identify and develop innovative instruments that could drive private for climate mitigation and adaptation in development countries. www.climatefinancelab.org

Global Adaptation & Resilience Investment (GARI) Working Group

GARI is a group of over 100 private investors and other stakeholders gathering to discuss the impacts and risks of climate change affecting investment portfolios as well as the opportunities for investing in climate adaptation and resilience solutions. Participants include leading pension funds, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, investment advisors and asset managers, family offices, global corporations, engineering consultancies, climate consultants and solutions companies, multilateral development banks, and NGOs. Participants have expressed the need for more data and analytical tools to assess potential climate-related risks and impacts and to incorporate a climate impact lens to investment decision-making. garigroup.com

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