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10Apr

Financing Cities of the Future: Tools to Scale-up Clean Urban Development

How do we prepare cites for the tremendous pressure that they will undoubtedly face in the coming decades? More importantly, how to we mitigate the stress on critical resources like energy and water before cities around the world reach a crisis?

To proactively tackle these issues, The Gold Standard completed a study that launches the first-ever financing framework designed to inject the billions of dollars needed to scale-up clean technology and pro-poor development in cities around the globe.

26Sep

Market Assessment: Funding short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) reductions and other Sustainable Development Goal impacts linked to clean cooking and heating.

With the Paris Climate Agreement and the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Climate & Clean Air Coalition, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, and Gold Standard identified the need to investigate how the multiple SDG impacts of clean cooking and heating technologies—from SLCP reductions to improved health to advances in gender equality—could be packaged and brought to market for funders to drive finance to projects on the ground.

14Jun

Report: Valuating the benefits of improved cooking solutions

Gold Standard has published a research study by Vivid Economics that estimates the economic value of Gold Standard-certified project benefits related to climate, health, ecosystem protection, economic opportunity, poverty reduction and other development outcomes from its improved cooking solutions project portfolio.