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Initiative for Blended Finance

Research & Education for Effective Blended & Innovative Finance

What we do

The Initiative for Blended Finance

aims to act as a global competence center for the practical and effective application of blended and innovative finance for sustainable development.

We strive to achieve this mission through targeted research and publications as well as education programs.

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What we focus on

We are passionate to contribute to:

  • the effectiveness of different approaches and instruments,
  • insights about success factors for mobilizing the private sector, and
  • aligning the interest of involved stakeholders

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The Initiative for Blended Finance at a Glance

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Who we are

The initiative is an integral part of the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth at University of Zurich (CSP).

A valuable asset is our extended network of advisors and researchers that provide mission-critical input for individual research and education projects.

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Who we partner with

The Initiative for Blended Finance builds on three partner pillars:

  • Academic Partners
  • Knowledge Partners, and
  • Practice Partners

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Did You Know That:

„Blended Finance is the strategic use of development finance and philanthropic funds to mobilize private capital flows to emerging and frontier markets. (It) represents an opportunity to drive significant new capital flows into high-impact sectors, while effectively leveraging private sector expertise…“ (OECD / World Economic Forum, 2015)

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What is new

We are eager to share latest insights, research findings and practical experiences with Blended & Innovative Finance with you.

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