Climate change presents risks and opportunities for financial sector in both emerging and advanced economies. Financial institutions cannot stay away from the transition path to low-carbon economies and become more and more interested in so-called green finance aimed at environmentally conscious business activities.
EthnoExpert assists financial institutions in developing standardized green financial products for energy and resource efficiency, renewable energy and waste management projects. It includes helping the client to determine market potential, build capacity to identify, assess and process green transactions. Proven green finance methodology, staff trainings and a set of marketing tools help the client to attract multinational investors to further fund its green lending operations.
Green energy finance unlocks opportunities for:
EthnoExpert delivers a structured Green Finance product and builds clients’ capacity to independently manage a broader service, meeting customers’ needs for financing renewable energy projects, energy efficiency measures and clean technology upgrades.
We help our clients meet Global sustainability standards established by World Bank, IFC, EBRD and other development institutions that focus on transforming markets and driving innovation. These standards are a benchmark for environmental and social risk management in the private sector. Compliance with them adds value to clients’ image, enhances their business performance, and facilitates raising funds, particularly from international markets. IFC Performance Standards are reflected in Equator Principles now used by over 80 larger financial institutions around the world, 15 European Development Finance Institutions and 32 Export Credit Agencies from OECD countries.
Guidelines on access to finance for the Implementation of GIZ Energy Strategies, 2017.
In 2017, Maxim Titov, leading advisor in Green Finance solutions at EthnoExpert, worked for the project of German development agency, headquartered in Bonn and Eschborn, that provides international cooperation services for sustainable development and international education work.
Interactive workshop for Senior Management and Specialists of the European bank, 2015.
Project goal was to establish strategic alignment between realistic project objectives and client’s new Green Finance products. Within the framework of the workshop, led by Maxim Titov, EthnoExpert leading advisor in Green Finance solutions, the objectives of the project and work plan were clarified, as well as the understanding of business related opportunities.
Green Finance products for Russian commercial bank, 2005.
Unique project for modern Russia managed by Maxim Titov, leading EthnoExpert advisor in Green Finance. Project deliverables included Green Finance unit setup, in order to expand market share through a new business line and improve the risk profile of its portfolio. As a result, the bank has demonstrated portfolio growth from $ 4 million up to $ 200 million in 6 years.