Infrastructure

The Just Transition

As the world begins its much needed transition from high-carbon to low-carbon economies, investors will have to take a holistic view. The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has been working with investors on the carbon performance of their portfolios and assisting them to engage with the companies they invest in, particularly the world’s largest emitters of carbon dioxide, on their transition plans. We also need to look beyond these physical environmental issues and consider the social aspects: what is called the ‘just transition’.

~ Fiona Reynolds, CEO,...

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Collaboration by Design: Pro Neighborhoods Through a Capital Absorption Lens

Applying the framework of capital absorption, this brief review suggests some initial thoughts on how support for formal collaboration may foster CDFI capacity development in new areas of expertise at three levels:

  1. At the level of the individual CDFI
  2. At the level of collaboration among CDFIs
  3. At the level of the community investment system

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