The Centre’s purpose is to unlock solutions within capital markets to address the challenges posed by global climate change.

We execute interdisciplinary research combining intellectual rigour and industry relevance. Through collaboration between academics and practitioners, we are generating a new understanding of the risks and investment opportunities arising in this changing climate; through climate scenarios, nature based-solutions, renewable energy, and climate-resilient infrastructure.

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Forestry-Backed Assets Design

New research from the Singapore Green Finance Centre finds that bundling forest investments across forest ages, geographies, and ecosystems can reduce investment risk by half or more.
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The Great Carbon Arbitrage

New research co-authored by Patrick Bolton, Professor of Finance and Economics at the CCFI, demonstrates how the social benefits would outweigh the costs of a transition from coal to renewable energy.
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Net-Zero Carbon Portfolio Alignment

New research into achieving Net-Zero through active and passive portfolios. The paper outlines a methodology to align portfolios with a science-based carbon budget, consistent with maintaining a global temperature rise below 1.5oC.
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Climate Change and the Future of Food

An investigation into financial risks to the agriculture sector due to climate change in India and emerging markets. The second in the ongoing partnership with Standard Chartered.
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The Race for Green Capital in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are highly vulnerable to climate change and require significant amounts of foreign capital to fund transition, mitigation, and adaption measures. EM is not capturing its share of the potential. Our paper explores the reasons why.
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Finance for the Future Award Winner  

Winner for Driving Change through Education, Training & Academia and joint winner for Climate Leadership. The Centre for Climate Finance & Investment and the MSc Climate Change Management & Finance won for offering 'distinctive and compelling climate education for the financial sector, drawing on science, technology, economics, finance and accounting.' The awards champion work by the finance community to transform the economy for the future health of the planet and society.

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Centre sponsorship 

The Centre is grateful for the support of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, its founding benefactors. Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners manages direct investments in low-carbon and renewable energy assets and businesses.  The company’s management team has more than three decades of experience of investing in global power and energy infrastructure and is currently developing and constructing a $3 billion portfolio of natural gas, renewables and battery storage assets.

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Challenge and opportunity

Stimulating economic growth and reducing greenhouse gas emissions could be the greatest business opportunity of the century. Learn more by watching our video.
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