Global Practice

Green Investment Services (GIS)

GGGI’s Green Investment Services (GIS) Global Practice supports the organization’s Member and Partner countries in mobilizing green finance needed for meeting their NDCs and green growth targets. As part of these efforts, GGGI has leveraged US$ 2 billion of climate finance for 60 projects during 2015-2020. The core focus of these efforts work was to bridge the gap between financiers and projects, i.e. the lack of well-designed green projects that meet the risk-reward expectations of investors, and creating National Financing Vehicles (NFVs) with the aim to blend public and private sources of finance, both international and domestic, to expedite the finance flow to address the gap between financiers and projects. An external evaluation of GGGI’s mobilization efforts conducted in 2019 confirmed that the majority of GGGI-initiated projects move forward to financing & implementation.

The first Global Operational Priority in GGGI’s Strategy 2030 is to catalyze and accelerate access to climate finance/green investment and the GIS Global Practice supports the organization’s ambition to mobilize USD 2 billion of green investment commitments annually by 2030. The intention is to scale the mobilization efforts by expanding GGGI’s engagements around green/climate bonds and by greening domestic banks in emerging markets, while developing and deepening partnerships with strategic investors, institutions, and platforms with a deep understanding of, and a long-term commitment to, green growth in developing countries and emerging markets. GIS Global Practice is collaborating with leading organizations in the field — currently leading the partnership with the ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility as a knowledge partner and engaging as an observer to the Green & Social Bond Principles of the International Capital Market Association.

Projects

RW31
Countries
RW31-Smart and Electric Public Transport Services for Low-Carbon City Development in Rwand
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Solar Energy
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
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rw29
Countries
RW29- Assessment of Green City Kigali project and business delivery models
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Green Buildings and Industry
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Circular Economy
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RW27
Countries
RW27-Supporting the Transition to E-mobility in Rwanda
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
  • Green Finance
  • Green Jobs
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RW21
Countries
RW21-E – Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Hazardous Waste Management in Rwanda
Start Date Q1
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Waste
  • Climate Resilient and Green Growth
  • Carbon Pricing
  • Circular Economy
  • Green Jobs
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BF15
Countries
BF15 Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping Systems and Mini-grids in Burkina Faso
Start Date Q1 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 1,059,950
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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BF16
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF16 Green Growth Strategic assessment of the Economic and Social National Plan 2.0
Start Date Q1 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 38,328
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
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BF13
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF13 The Social Housing Energy Efficiency Cooling Program
Start Date Q2 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 617,100
Status Upcoming
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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BF09
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF09 National Financial Vehicle – Burkina Green Energy Funds
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 67,591
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
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BF08
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF08 Solar PV electricity for agricultural development
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 76,500
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Landscapes
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SN14
Countries
SN14 Solar-Powered Irrigation for Climate-Smart Agriculture in the Senegal River Valley
Start Date Q1 January 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
  • Sustainable Energy
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SN12
Thematic Areas
Countries
SN12 Energy auditing and capacity building on energy management for five rice mills in the Senegal River Valley
Start Date Q1 January 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 0
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
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MN17
Countries
MN17 Energy Performance Contracting for Residential Retrofitting in Ulaanbaatar City
Start Date Q1 Jan 1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 429,096
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
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RW26
Thematic Areas
Countries
RW26 Supporting Rwanda’s Green Economic Recovery: Urbanization through Affordable Housing and Climate Resilient Urban Settlements
Start Date Q1 01-01-2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 50,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
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RW23
Countries
RW23 Sustainable Solid and Liquid Waste Management and Valorization in Rwanda’s Green Cities
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 217,165
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
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RW22
Countries
RW22 Greening Rwanda’s Existing Public Building Stock
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 169,528
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Green Buildings and Industry
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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RW19
Countries
RW19 Strengthening, Prioritizing, and Investing in Non-Motorized Transport Infrastructure
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 93,800
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
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AE09
AE09 Private Engagement and Green Investment Mobilization
Start Date Q1 01 JAN 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 75,000
Status Active
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MX09
Countries
MX09 Accelerating Green Finance Flows Through the Strengthening of the Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV)
Start Date Q1 February 15, 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 563,325
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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RW22
Countries
RW22 Greening Rwanda’s Existing Public Building Stock
Start Date Q1 01-01-2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 169,528
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
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MM18
Countries
MM18 Analysis of Mangrove Ecosystem Services to the Ayeyarwady Region for the Myanmar Natural Capital Accounting Program in the Ayeyarwady Region
Start Date Q2 May 10 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 80,000
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
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News

News • October 16, 2021

Uganda preparing to fulfill their role as Vice-President of the Assembly and Vice-Chair of the Council of GGGI

Following a rigorous process, Uganda, represented by the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), was unanimously elected as Vice-President of the Assembly and Vice-Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) for the period 2021-2022, a key position in the GGGI Governance Structure. Uganda will be Vice-president of the Assembly […]

News • October 16, 2021

“What Does Green Development Actually Mean?”

Recently, the term ‘green growth’ has rapidly encroached on the international public debate. The role of participative governance is central to the inclusive green growth model that Uganda has instituted into its development plans, such as the National Development Plan III. This has encouraged a green growth and sustainable climate for investment. Consequently, it has […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI at COP26

The UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, UK. Join the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as we join with Members and partners to share knowledge, lessons, and experiences on topics such as carbon […]

News • September 30, 2021

GGGI Rwanda announces the African Mobility Month Kinamba Junction Design Competition for 2021

Globally, the number of cars is projected to triple between now and 2050. Without disruptive action, transport emissions are expected to grow from 7.7 Gt to around 15 Gt by 2050. Green mobility – in combination with the incorporation of electric vehicles and increased use of public transport – is critical to enabling cities to […]

News • September 16, 2021

Teasers for Green Investment Projects

A list of one-pagers, which outline projects currently in the investment pipeline. GGGI Africa Ethiopia African Bamboo HoldingProject Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Ethiopia Solar PV Industrial Parks Project Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Morocco Green HydrogenProject Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Morocco Organic Waste to Energy Project Investment Teaser GGGI Africa Senegal Scaling up Rooftop Solar Project […]

News • August 30, 2021

Robust Engagement from Line Ministries in Developing GCF Project Pipeline in Indonesia

Engagement of national stakeholders, especially relevant technical ministries as the policy maker and implementer for national level strategy and policies, is one of the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s core strategy. To provide a platform for national ministries to discuss their project priorities and provide input to the national project pipeline for GCF, GGGI together with […]

News • August 30, 2021

Rwanda launches new Project “Waste to Resources: Improving Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Hazardous Waste Management in Rwanda”

24th August, Kigali , Rwanda. The Ministry of Environment, City of Kigali, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Global Green Growth Institute launched the “Waste to Resources” project in the City of Kigali in Rwanda. The project is led by the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Rwanda and funded by the Ministry of Environment, […]

News • August 4, 2021

Rwanda government officials complete E-bus System Planning & Optimisation Program Training

As a trusted advisor, GGGI plays a neutral role in advocating for technology choices such as charging infrastructure, bus models, and more. GGGI Rwanda Sustainable Mobility Program supports the government of Rwanda to: • Provide strategic advice on the development of Rwanda’s e-mobility transition, specifically in the adoption of electric public buses • Support in […]

News • June 28, 2021

Green Industrialization: A Socioeconomic Imperative for Uganda’s Sustainable Growth

As Uganda embarks on accelerating its economic development, the Government is taking conscious steps to ensure that growth is socially inclusive and that the protection of the environment is upheld. The Uganda Vision 2040 states that “Ugandans desire a green economy and clean environment where the ecosystem is sustainably managed, and the liveability of the […]

News • June 15, 2021

Consultation Workshop on a GCF National Financial Vehicle focusing on Energy sector in Cote d’Ivoire

On June 15, the Global Green Growth Institute, the National Investment Bank (BNI), and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MINEDD), under the Green Climate Fund (GCF) readiness program, organized a Consultation Workshop on a GCF concept note on the implementation of a National Financial Vehicle focusing on Energy in Cote d’Ivoire. The objective […]

News • May 4, 2021

Induction of elected local government leaders in the beneficiary local government on the greening Uganda’s urbanization and industrialization project

On May 2 to 6, 2021, the National Planning Authority with technical support from the European Union and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) will conduct an induction of elected local government leaders from four (4) newly established districts, and beneficiary local government on the Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization project. The induction will include a […]

News • April 27, 2021

Rwanda hosts Inagural E-mobility Showcase

Kigali Convention Center, Kigali, Rwanda on 27th April 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in collaboration with Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) ,Ministry of Environment (MoE) and  the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) hosted a hybrid meeeting on E-mobility structured to showcase current and emerging technology options for e-mobility that are available in Rwanda as […]

News • April 22, 2021

Perú Promueve Emisión de Bonos Soberanos Sostenibles para la Reactivación Económica

En el marco del proyecto financiado por el programa UK PACT (Partnering for Accelerated Climate Transitions), la Embajada Británica en Lima y el Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), organizaron un evento con participantes del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas del Perú, del Ministerio de Hacienda de Chile y del Climate Bonds Initiative sobre los bonos […]

News • April 22, 2021

4th B2B virtual webinar on Innovation and Sustainability. Identifying synergies between Rwanda and Italy

30th March 2021 , Kigali Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), co-organised the 4th business to business (B2B) virtual webinar on “Innovation and Sustainability: Identifying synergies between Rwanda and Italy”. Rwanda’s ecosystem has attracted many evolving startup ,with several local entrepreneurs developing sustainable and impactful products and services that […]

News • April 20, 2021

FONERWA and GGGI sign a MoU to promote a green & climate-resilient economy in Rwanda

  Kigali, Rwanda on 20th April 2021, the National Fund for Environment -FONERWA and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) have signed a Memorandum of Understating (MoU) which aims to strengthen both parties’ further collaboration and cooperation in different areas. These include collaboration on the technical support towards the implementation of large-ticket-sized adaptation and mitigation […]

News • February 21, 2021

GGGI and GIZ Partner to Increase Energy Efficiency and Access to Finance (including climate finance) for Rice Mills in the Senegal River Valley

In the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the agri-food sector represents one of the main pillars of the economy as it plays an important role in food security, employs around 55% of the population and contributes to about 30% of GDP per year. However, the sector faces many difficulties including the excessive use […]

News • February 2, 2021

Regular Session of the Steering Committee

January 26 – 27, 2021; Senegal – Acting in its capacity as permanent secretariat, GGGI Senegal convened stakeholders for the 2021 Regular Session of the Steering Committee on January 26 – 27, 2021. The edition was on virtual session due to restrictives measures related to the COVID 19 situation in Senegal. The Ministry of Environment […]

News • January 18, 2021

Project Brochure: Greening Uganda’s Urbanization and Industrialization

The project aims to promote sustainable development and inclusive Green Growth in Uganda by  focusing on green city development, green industrialization, efficient waste management and Green Growth Integration into planning and budgeting. This is to ensure Uganda is achieving maximum benefits from a Green Growth pathway . The project impact objective is: “Uganda achieves strong, […]

News • January 7, 2021

Success of Greenpreneurs in Uganda: A tenure of transcendence!

The Greenpreneurs program is a joint initiative by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Student Energy and the Youth Climate Lab. Through the 12-week global business accelerator and competition, the program identifies and recognizes the efforts of young persons from developing and emerging economies, that are leading positive change that impacts their communities in the […]

News • December 23, 2020

¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS! Facilidad de Asistencia Técnica para la Estructuración de Proyectos (PPTAF) – Segunda convocatoria

En el marco de la segunda fase del Programa de Crecimiento Verde con el Reino de Noruega y con el objetivo de movilizar recursos a proyectos que permitan un cambio en el paradigma, el control de la deforestación, el desarrollo social e inclusivo en las regiones, y que se alineen con las políticas a nivel […]

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