Closing the climate and sustainable development financing gap in developed and developing markets.

ILN’s Private Capital Moblization initiative aims to direct more private capital into the markets, technologies, and themes that are critical to support the Paris Agreement and achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Through this initiative, ILN members collaborate across sectors to improve the pipeline of investment-ready, sustainability-aligned projects from emerging and developing countries, as well as to improve the partnerships, vehicles and platforms in the blended finance ecosystem.

Committee Leads

Erich Cripton, Director, Business Relations, CDPQ

Laura Kaliszewski, Global Head of Client Sustainable Investing, Natixis


In October 2021, ILN and The Rockefeller Foundation published a ‘blueprint’ to increase blended finance partnerships titled, “Investing in Emerging and Frontier Economies: How Blended Finance can make the most of public funding.” The report identifies seven specific actions that the public sector can take over the short, medium, and long term to increase private investors’ ability to participate in blended finance partnerships. 


In June 2022, the Investor Leadership Network and The Sustainable Markets Initiative published a follow-up report, “Blended Finance, MDB Optimization, and Private Capital Mobilization: Recommendations for Policymakers,“calling on G7 and G20 policymakers to accelerate their momentum around the scaling up of private capital mobilization into emerging markets via blended finance. 



The Investor Leadership Network regularly convenes roundtables with leaders from key public and private financial institutions to discuss the feasibility of new partnerships, programs and facilities that could increase private institutional investment in markets critical to the green transition. Such roundtables to date have been held with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in London; DFIs, MDBs, and heads of foundations in Washington, D.C. and at COP27 in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt; Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, Ambassador Bob Rae, and Ambassador Martin Hermann at the United Nations; and senior representatives from the United States Treasury.


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