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Climate Change Finance Innovation Award Contest - Terms & Conditions

This document contains the terms and conditions for participation in the Climate Change Finance Innovation Award Contest.

Climate Finance for Cities and Buildings: A Handbook for Local Governments (UNEP)

UNEP’s new publication "Climate Finance for Cities and Buildings: A Handbook for Local Governments" aims to help raise awareness among local stakeholders regarding the challenges and opportunities for climate finance in the urban environment. The lead authors of this UNEP Handbook are from ENERGIES 2050, a non-profit NGO working at both the local and global level, to realize and share best practice from the transition towards a sustainable energy future.

NAMA Sustainable Development Tool (UNDP MDG Carbon)

UNDP MDG Carbon has released a new tool that is designed for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) developers and policy makers. The tool allows users to evaluate the sustainable development performance indicators and sustainable development results achieved over the lifetime of the NAMA.

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Standardized Baseline Guidance Note (UNDP)

MDG Carbon published a Guidance Note for SBs, primarily intended for Designated National Authorities, Coordinating and Managing Entities, and consultants involved with the development of SBs. The Note focuses on the current UNFCCC rules and regulations (Standards and Guidelines) with an emphasis on establishing a Quality Management System. The objective of this document is to make SBs comprehensible and easy to implement thus promoting its wider application across a broad range of relevant sectors.

Climatescope 2013: New Frontiers for Low-Carbon Energy Investment in Latin America & the Caribbean

From the Multilateral Investment Fund of IADB and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Climatescope 2013 is an index, report, and online tool in one. Together they provide an updated profile of clean energy invesetment opportunities in the LAC region and track progress made over the past year.

Climate Change Open Data Platform

The Climate Change Open Data Platform serves as a one stop shop for data and content on climate change-, energy-, and environment-related topics. 

International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools (UNDP)

The International Guidebook of Environmental Finance Tools provides guidance on developing and implementing the most commonly used, widely applicable, and potentially high-impact environmental finance tools. It aims to define and analyse the primary tools that are already in use and that can be applied globally to advance sustainable development. The tools explored in the Guidebook have been successfully applied to protect the environment and promote pro-poor and predominantly rural development.

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