Innovative Financing for Green Building

Friday 29th September 2017

Green buildings represent a major global investment opportunity, with buildings making up the largest segment of the US$231 billion energy efficiency market. In EBRD countries of operations, however, they also represent a challenge. Currently, green-building renovation rates and practices in these countries are far below Paris Agreement targets. Furthermore, most of these efforts are not cost-optimal due to capacity and supply-chain limitations, as well as regulatory and policy constraints.

Green buildings represent a major global investment opportunity, with buildings making up the largest segment of the US$231 billion energy efficiency market. In EBRD countries of operations, however, they also represent a challenge. Currently, green-building renovation rates and practices in these countries are far below Paris Agreement targets. Furthermore, most of these efforts are not cost-optimal due to capacity and supply-chain limitations, as well as regulatory and policy constraints.