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.
Making Adaptation a Private Sector Business: Insights from the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience in Nepal
This case study assesses a private sector project run by the IFC in Nepal. The project engages and develops the capacity of agribusiness firms and local commercial banks to transfer skills and resources to farmers, thus promoting climate resilience in the agricultural sector. The report also explores opportunities for scaling-up and replicating private sector engagement.
This paper describes the German approach and contribution to climate change adaptation in developing countries. It addresses topics such as adaptation finance, private sector adaptation and innovative climate risk finance solutions.
The Guide provides information, practical tools, case studies and recommendations to support Industrial Zone managers in conducting a climate risk analysis and developing an adaptation strategy. The Guide is structured along the following sections: Industrial zones and adaptation to climate change, implementing an adaptation strategy, building adaptation capacity of industrial zones, supporting tools and references.
Stimulating private sector engagement and investment in building disaster resilience and climate change adaptation
This study explores how public finance can be better used to stimulate private sector engagement in building disaster resilience and preparedness for natural catastrophes and climate change. Through four country case studies (Bangladesh, Kenya, Mozambique, Pakistan) and research this report explores what the private sector needs in order to overcome constraints to its engagement and investment in building resilience.
This note explores the role of the private sector in adaptation and describes challenges to private sector adaptation. It summarizes how development agencies are providing support, e.g. through partnerships with private sector actors, facilitation of clean technology transfer and other measures. The note end with a short overview of the potential ways forward.
The report analyzes how companies perceive, assess and manage climate change risks. It considers whether companies are taking advantage of the business opportunities arising from climate change and assesses common trends and factors affecting private sector adaptation.
This studies analyses different aspects of private investments into climate change adaptation. Amongst other things, it identifies the adaptation needs of private sector actors and discusses the barriers that inhibit private adaptation finance flows. The study also describes what governments and public finance institutions can do to support private sector investments.
The Online Adaptation Course helps companies understand climate change and its impacts on businesses.