Climate Finance

A critical obstacle to creating low-carbon, climate-resilient communities is the persistent challenge in accessing funding. ICLEI delivers programs and networks to foster investment in climate solutions that reduce costs and mitigate risks.


Our Programs, Resources, & Tools

Climate Finance ProgramsICLEI’s climate finance initiatives aim to scale up direct investments and increase engagement through local, national, and global mechanisms that are focused on capacity building and technology transfer.

Our Programs

Transformative Actions Program (TAP)

Improves access to existing capital flows to cities and regions, as well as catalyzing and accelerating additional capital flows from public and private investors.



Our Network

9fe7facaadICLEI’s Transformative Actions Program (TAP) program provides a platform for cities and regions to present their transformative climate projects to potential investors. Up to 100 TAP projects are selected every year and presented at the annual UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP). The TAP Pavilion — which will first be held at the UN Climate Conference COP21 in November/December 2015 — will then provide a physical space for an exchange of ideas and addressing key messages to national delegations and financing institutions.


 Our Commitments

a02ef6e457The Compact of Mayors is the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change by pledging to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, track their progress and prepare for the impacts of climate change.