Posted on: Aug 12th, 2022

Alliance Action Group Learning Sessions

The Alliance Project Preparation Action Group (PPAG), Enabling Frameworks Action Group (EFAG), and Financial Toolbox Action Group (FTAG) invite interested members and external organizations to join thematic sessions throughout 2022 that will include guest speakers and engaging panel discussions. The purpose of these learning sessions is to discuss relevant key topics related to urban climate finance.

Project Preparation Action Group preliminary schedule

# Topics Dates Speakers
1 Sustainable Infrastructure Labels and Certifications 21/04 GIB, GIF, Reall
2 World Urban Forum Preview 2/06 CCFLA
3 Integrating Gender into Climate Project Preparation 19/07 IDB, UrbanEmerge
4 Harmonized PPF Application Retrospective 25/08 TBD
5 Project Preparation for Green Buildings 06/10 CPI/TBD
6 COP debrief, Year review and look-ahead 01/12 TBD


Enabling Frameworks Action Group preliminary schedule

# Topics Dates Speakers
1 Localise NDCs strategies and carbon targets for cities 26/04 EBRD, UN-Habitat, GCoM
2 Adaptation and Enabling Environments 7/06 OECD, RCC/GS
3 Enabling environment of small and intermediary cities using bonds to finance climate infrastructure projects 19/07 CBI, GFI
4 Assessing the Institutional Environment of Local Governments          – frameworks and tools 30/08 UPenn, TBD
5 Joint session with FTAG: Zero Carbon Buildings 28/09 TBD


Financial Toolbox Action Group preliminary schedule

# Topics Dates Speakers
1 Should cities also adopt TCFD measures to disclose risk? 20/04 CDP
2 How to scale financing for urban nature-based solutions projects? 9/06 Cities4Forests
3 How can sub-national pension funds drive investment in         climate-smart urban infrastructure? 6/07 CPI, Glasgow City Council
4 Climate investments in coastal cities 24/08 RCN
5 Joint session with EFAG: Zero-carbon buildings 28/09 TBD
6 Impact finance metrics for adaptation 7/12 Gold Standard, TBD


Please reach out to if you are interested in joining any session(s)!