The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting the environment using the environment marker. Introduced in 1992, this predates the Rio markers. Reporting on ODA flows has been mandatory since 1998. Reporting on non-credit OOF flows was introduced in 2010 on a voluntary basis.
The OECD DAC measures and monitors development finance targeting climate change objectives using two Rio markers: Climate Change Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation.
This paper provides an overview of green funds finance to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) reported to the OECD Creditor Reporting System (CRS). It shows that green funds finance to SIDS has significantly increased in recent years (2019-20).
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This case study examines Senegal and climate resilience.
As development agencies switch their emphasis from supporting individual projects to providing support for broad policies and strategies, strategic environmental assessments are becoming more urgent. We work with the Strategic Environmental Assessment Network to produce guidance notes on a more harmonised, effective approach to SEA.
To meet the ambitious goals of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement, we need to significantly shift and scale up green finance and investment.
The OECD DAC aims to assist countries to implement effective and efficient policies to address climate change by conducting policy-relevant research and analysis related to climate change adaptation, financing and measuring aid in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
This OECD study, in collaboration with Climate Policy Initiative, provides an up-to-date estimate of public and private climate finance mobilised by developed countries towards their UNFCCC 2010 Cancun commitment, for climate action in developing countries. The study is available in English, in French and in Spanish.