Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Insurance: Success, Challenges and Opportunities
Both Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) and Climate Risk Finance & Insurance (CRFI) can be used to enhance adaptation, reduce and transfer risk, and build resilience to the growing impacts from natural and human-made hazards. There is a nascent and growing interest in where these strategies may intersect and be mutually beneficial for adaptation. The GIZ joint publication by the Global Project Mainstreaming EbA, the InsuResilience Secretariat and ACRI+ is available now.
Bottom-Up Innovation for Adaptation Financing – New Approaches for Financing Adaptation Challenges Developed Through the Practitioner Labs Climate Finance
This Innovation Brief presents six innovative bottom-up adaptation financing approaches from the SEED Practitioner Labs Climate Finance 2018 in India, Thailand and Uganda, and shares overarching learnings about challenges and solutions.
The Roles of the Private Sector in Climate Change Adaptation – an Introduction
This introduction shows that companies of any size, private associations and cooperatives, banks and investors as well as insurance companies can play three different roles in and for adaptation. They can adapt to climate change, finance climate adaptation of others and support others through products and services for resilience.
Contribution du secteur privé à l’adaptation aux changements climatiques
Ce session en ligne est le dixième d’une série de sessions en ligne sur le processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation (PNA) aux changements climatiques. Les sessions en ligne sont organisés dans le cadre du réseau d’échange des praticiens sur le processus PNA du « Projet d’Appui Scientifique aux processus de Plans Nationaux d’Adaptation (PNA) dans les pays francophones les moins avancés d’Afrique subsaharienne (PAS-PNA) ».
Study on Engaging the Private Sector in National Adaptation Planning Processes
Adapting to the impacts of climate change, whether at the national, sub-national or community level, is not the responsibility of national governments alone. It requires the coordinated input of multiple stakeholders, including local authorities, development partners, communities and civil society. This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the NAP process.
Finanzas innovadoras para la Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas (AbE) – Involucramiento del sector privado (ficha)
El documento explica paso a paso la metodología desarrollada por el Programa EbA “Estrategias de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas en Colombia y Ecuador” para el diseño participativo de mecanismos financieros innovadores que aprovechen las oportunidades financieras locales, de manera que se fenere confianza entre los actores y transparencia a las inversiones.
Engaging the Private Sector in Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries: Importance, Status, and Challenges.
This paper summarizes why it is necessary but difficult for the private sector to adapt to climate change. It describes measures for promoting private investments in climate resilience and highlights the need for much more focused and detailed analysis of business opportunities arising from climate change.
Adapting to Climate Change: Methods and Tools for Climate Risk Management.
This guidebook seeks to provide organitzizations with the information they need in order to understand the range of issues involved in adaptation, and to help them make informed decisions about how they may make progress with adaptation planning in practice. It explains why adaptation is climate risk management and provides a comprehensive overview of methods and tools for climate risk assessment.
Adapting From The Ground Up – Enabling Small Businesses in Developing Countries to Adapt to Climate Change
The report highlights how the public sector, with assistance from development partners, NGOs, and others, can create an enabling environment which will encourage micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in developing countries to invest in adaptation. The analysis is based on numerous case studies.
The Business Case for Responsible Corporate Adaptation: Strengthening Private Sector and Community Resilience.
This report highlights how companies can adapt to climate change, and how to address the most pressing challenges that hamper private sector progress. It shares lessons learned from 17 case studies and provides actionable guidance for public and private sector leaders to accelerate responsible corporate adaptation.