The Green Climate Fund issues a range of publications for our direct and indirect stakeholders on a diversity of issues – for the general public to industry experts. Stay in tune with our mission and activities around the planet with the issues that speak to you.
GCF: Catalysing finance for climate solutions
The window to address the climate crisis is rapidly shrinking. Floods, droughts, heatwaves, extreme storms, and wildfires are breaking records with alarming frequency around the world.Read more
GCF at a glance: Performance metrics
This publication provides a detailed breakdown of performance metrics that show GCF’s operational progress as we seek to deliver climate finance more quickly and with greater impact.Read more
GCF Programming Manual: An introduction to the Green Climate Fund project cycle and project development tools for full-size projects
The GCF Programming Manual provides an overview of the GCF project/programme approval process.Read more
GCF in Brief: Support for Technology
Technology solutions and innovations are instrumental to facilitate the move towards low-emission and climate- resilient pathways. Climate technologies can cover sectors such as energy supply and distribution, industry, transport, waste and agriculture. GCF supports developing countries in mitigation and adaptation actions as well as in capacity-building and technology development and transfer.
GCF in Brief: REDD+
REDD+ is a financing model negotiated under the UNFCCC to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. It is divided into three phases, which are roughly associated with readiness, implementation, and payment for results. This factsheet provides an overview of how GCF offers support for REDD+ across all three phases.
GCF in Brief: Safeguards
The Green Climate Fund makes sure the climate finance it provides developing countries is not accompanied by negative effects to local communities and the environment. You can find out more about how GCF avoids harm through its Environmental and Social Policy and Indigenous Peoples Policy in this factsheet.
Mainstreaming gender in Green Climate Fund projects
This manual addresses GCF’s potential to mainstream gender into climate finance, building on its mandate to support a paradigm shift to low-emission and climate-resilient development. Developed with UN Women, this toolkit guides GCF partners on how to include women, girls, men, and boys from socially excluded and vulnerable communities in all aspects of climate finance. Gender mainstreaming is central to GCF’s objectives and guiding principles, including through engaging women and men of all...
GCF in Brief: Private sector financing
GCF promotes private sector investment through concessional instruments, including low-interest and long-tenor project loans, lines of credit to banks and other financial institutions, equity investments and risk mitigators, such as guarantees, first-loss protection, and grant-based capacity-building programmes. Learn more about GCF's private sector financing through this factsheet.