Public-Private Solutions Sandbox
12th June 2020 3:00pm Singapore Time
- Blended Finance was discussed as an alternative investment that supports a project before it reaches full commercial viability. By tapping into philanthropic capital, it provides the opportunity for engagement of mainstream capital at earlier stages.
- Public sector financing requires multiple levels of assessments and has huge limitations. A case study was explored on impacts and risks faced in mobilising finance from government and private sector, and understanding the importance of adjusting risk-return profile to scale sustainable projects.
- Green sukuks are increasingly popular and were shared as a viable financing alternative compared to traditional fundraising methods. Green sukuk are shariah compliant securities backed by an underlying pool of assets. In contrast with traditional financing methods, green sukuk provides assurance that the money will be used for specific purposes. In this case, to contribute to the development of green financing.