The Republic of Kazakhstan aspires to become a regional hub for green finance. To assist in meeting this goal, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) through a project called “Green Financial System for Kazakhstan”. The project is financed by Finland, through the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy Technical Cooperation Fund.READ MORE
EBRD and AIFC jointly with Green Financial System Project consultants organized the first workshop in Astana for the presenting of first results of gathering and analyzing information for the current “green” situation in the Republic of Kazakhstan...
In a new step to support Kazakhstan’s path towards a greener economy, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching a study that will assess the potential of developing a green financial system for the country.
EBRD and AIFC jointly with Green Financial System Project consultants conducted several meetings in Astana and Almaty...
The Republic of Kazakhstan has made substantial progress in regulatory reform in support of its Green Economy Concept, including developing the Kazakh Emissions Trading Scheme (K-ETS) as well as energy efficiency and renewable energy policies. With the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Kazakhstan also submitted in September 2015 its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the UNFCCC. Kazakhstan has signed the Paris Agreement on climate change in August 2016.
The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) has requested the EBRD to provide assistance in relation to the conceptualisation and development of a Green Financial System. Kazakhstan aspires to become a regional hub for green finance. The Green Financial System would provide further support for the investments in Kazakhstan’s green economy. The request comes against a context of limited involvement of Kazakhstan’s financial sector in the development of the green economy, despite the huge potential for growth in the green investments space. Furthermore the financial sector can play an important role in providing services for the emerging green markets, such as the Kazakh Emissions Trading Scheme.
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