S2, Ep. 9: Blended Finance - when to use what instrument when?

As blended finance, an approach to mobilising finance partnerships for development moves into the spotlight, there has been a rapid growth in diverse, innovative tools and practices.

Host, Barry Panulo, sits down with Hann Verheijen, managing director at Cordaid Investment Management, Mandy Jayakody, a project manager on the Green Outcomes Fund, and Taeun Kwon, research lead of Blended Finance at the Centre for Sustainable Finance & Private Wealth at the University of Zurich for a conversation on blended finance approaches and how to choose the best approach when.

Perhaps you’re curious about innovative finance or maybe you’re asking why Blended Finance is the way to go? Which approaches are best? How to choose an approach or how to conceptualise and design a new blended facility? Then this episode is for you.

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30 Mar 2022 English South Africa Non-Profit · Business

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