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Advancing Sustainability in Development Finance

Friends of the Earth

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $25,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2008–March 31, 2009
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus World

About this grant

Friends of the Earth is the United States affiliate of an international network of environmental organizations in 70 countries. Friends of the Earth works to strengthen environmental policies in the institutions that invest capital for projects in developing countries. This grant increase will allow Friends of the Earth to conduct a carbon finance research project that will provide background on the array of investments that make up carbon finance; analyze the governance, equity, and environmental effectiveness of these investments; and provide strategic analysis of policy options being considered in climate change discussions.