Financing Infrastructure in Times of Net Zero: Trends, Challenges and Solutions

Luisa Herzog, Bianca Himmelsbach, Martha Roß, Leonie Schwer
2022 unpublished
The aim of the essay is to identify current trends in infrastructure financing in times of net zero, crucial challenges, and solutions to overcome these issues. To gain information, a fundamental literal research, and interviews with infrastructure financing specialists of development banks were conducted. The growing importance of climate aspects for financing decisions, the changing sources of infrastructure funding and the increased role of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) can be listed
more » ... as the most important trends. The main challenges are the financing gap for infrastructure, the high investment risks and a lack of standards, and policies regarding climate neutrality. To overcome these challenges, innovative financing solutions and the merging of public and private funding have been identified as potential solutions.
doi:10.48584/opus-5449 fatcat:pjzn5j3h6nezjlo3kpzunxz7t4