Mobilising Finance for Resource Efficiency Investments

  • Nigel JollandsEmail author
  • Peter Hirsch


This chapter showcases investment strategies and practical examples of investments that deliver improved resource efficiency, especially at the firm level. As such, it provides important insights and understanding of what is required, by businesses and banks, to improve resource efficiency in firms in emerging economies around the world. With a focus on financial infrastructure and project finance, this chapter discusses how to create an environment where businesses are incentivised to invest in resource efficiency projects. The role of Multilateral Development Banks in enabling resource efficiency investments will be a particular focus of this chapter.



  • Ian Smith, EBRD—Head, Green Energy Financing Facilities

  • Adonai Herrera-Martinez, EBRD—Associate Director, Product & Business Development

  • Tankut Erkan, EBRD—Principal Banker

  • Vincent Duijnhouwer, EBRD—Associate Director, Product & Business Development

  • Dimitri Koufos, EBRD—Associate Director, Sustainable Resource Investment

  • Voskhod Chromium

  • Şişecam Group


This chapter was prepared by the authors, Nigel Jollands and Peter Hirsch at the EBRD. The views, opinions, assumptions, statements and recommendations expressed in this chapter are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the EBRD or any of the companies mentioned herein.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European Bank for Reconstruction and DevelopmentLondonUK
  2. 2.Institute for Sustainable ResourcesUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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