Insights

September 15, 2021

Technical expertise, the driving force for low-carbon project development

From certification to credits issuances, discover the team's role in guaranteeing revenues for projects to scale [...]
August 31, 2021

Turning climate action into revenues

Discover what it takes for a social enterprise to leverage the carbon market and generate extra revenue from their environmental and social impact [...]
August 9, 2021

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Asia

How does Nexus contribute to project and program development in Asia? Discover our solution-driven approach [...]
July 13, 2021

Carbon Finance, a key component for advancing climate action

Exploring the potential for new low-carbon projects development and carbon finance components in development programs with Justin Bergendahl our head of Renewables and Climate Asset Management [...]
June 10, 2021

Impact investing in times of crisis

From theory to practice: balancing impact, return, and risk to achieve the magical impact investment outcome [...]
May 24, 2021

Could Cambodian Financial Institutions be the next impact investing catalysts? We believe so.

Discover the barriers and opportunities to promote easier access to finance for renewable energy and women-driven businesses [...]
March 10, 2020

What’s the Real Risk in Investing in Climate-Smart Solutions?

Today, we still see risk appetite as one of the biggest market challenges, and the objective of the Pioneer Facility is to bridge financing gaps, which are [...]
December 5, 2019

Taro Works Webinar: Using Mobile Tech and Carbon Offsets to Fuel Business

Discover what it takes to turn carbon offset into cash [...]
November 27, 2019

Clean Energy Revolving Fund Handbook

Nexus for Development (Nexus) launched the Clean Energy Revolving Fund (CERF) as a climate change mitigation project; it commenced in 2016 and was scoped to end after [...]
September 26, 2019

RISE provides TA facility for high impact enterprises within the ASEAN region

The Regional Investment Support for Entrepreneurs (RISE) is a USAID funded pilot project implemented by Swisscontact in six ASEAN countries. Currently RISE provides pre- and post-investment business […]
August 22, 2019

Inclusive Business and Impact Investment come together in Cambodia to scale businesses and reduce poverty

First Inclusive Business forum for Cambodia hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Handcraft with the support of the UN ESCAP and the iBAN [...]
August 14, 2019

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at [...]
June 13, 2019

C4D Asia Fund invests in SMEs in India, Indonesia and the Philippines

C4D Partners is a Netherlands-based impact investment fund manager with experienced local teams. The team launched the C4D Asia Fund in December 2018 with USD30M out […]
June 5, 2019

Off Grid Bazaar (OGB) boosts access to solar agro-processing equipment in rural Nepal

Gham Power created an innovative online project development platform – Offgridbazaar.com – to offer agro-processing equipment (AP) to rural smallholder farmers through PayGo financing. Gham Power […]
May 2, 2019

Aligning on Impact

As financiers continue to look beyond financial returns towards driving meaningful social and environmental outcomes, how are entrepreneurs monitoring, quantifying and communicating their impact? What are […]
April 25, 2019

Demystifying Financier’s Approaches to Risk

From 2007-2017, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and Private Impact Investors (PIIs) such as family offices, corporations, foundations, and development banks have deployed more than USD12 million […]
April 11, 2019

Pros and Cons of different financial types, tools and products

At what growth stage should an enterprise utilize debt vs equity financing? What are the benefits and disadvantages of accepting first-loss capital, project or results-based financing? […]
April 4, 2019

4 steps to help you manage your cash flow

How much money is flowing in and out of businesses, money trends and how to prepare for an enterprise’s financial stability. While going through the process [...]