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What is the Knowledge Library?

The Knowledge Library is a collection of reports, videos, tools and briefing guides, covering the key issues in the fields of climate change, urbanisation and climate change.

Creditworthiness

C40 Cities Good Practice Guide

A city's creditworthiness is a vital requirement to finance low-carbon, climate resilient projects, yet many C40 cities do not have a credit rating or access to capital.

Guidance Document C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
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Infrastructure Financing Instruments and Incentives

This report provides a structured framework for understanding the range of instruments and vehicles for infrastructure finance along with risk mitigation measures and incentives that may be used to support such financing.

Guidance Document OECD
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Financing Green Urban Infrastructure

Cities make major investments in sustainable infrastructure, but in order to meet the necessary scale of investment private sector finance is essential.

Report OECD
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Green Climate Fund Project Toolkit 2017

This toolkit aims to help private sector entities understand the key considerations to take into account and fulfil the GCF’s requirements when developing funding proposals.

Guidance Document Acclimatise
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Handbook on Urban Infrastructure Finance

Through this handbook, the New Cities Foundation provides a set of practical guidelines that can help cities become smarter in the urban infrastructure finance space.

Report New Cities Foundation
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Creditworthiness

C40 Cities Good Practice Guide

A city's creditworthiness is a vital requirement to finance low-carbon, climate resilient projects, yet many C40 cities do not have a credit rating or access to capital.

Guidance Document C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
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C40 Cities Good Practice Guide: City Climate Funds

Several C40 cities have successfully accessed new sources of finance, including from the private sector, through establishing city climate funds.

Guidance Document C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
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