Future Carbon Fund

The Future Carbon Fund (FCF) is a trust fund established and managed by ADB on behalf of fund participants. The fund is a component of ADB's ongoing Carbon Market Program (CMP), which provides financial and technical support for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects.

The fund seeks to:

  • Support and encourage energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and other projects with long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) abatement benefits beyond 2012 undertaken in developing member countries (DMCs)
  • Assist Participants that have mandatory or voluntary GHG reduction targets and policies beyond 2012 by providing ongoing access to certified emission reductions (CERs) and verifiable emissions reductions (VERs)
  • Enhance the affordability and attractiveness of low-carbon technologies over conventional options through the reduction of the initial capital barriers of GHG mitigation projects
Support provider 
Belgium, Finland, Korea, Sweden, and two private sector partners
Purpose of support 
Project and program implementation
Information on how to...

Please contact the ADB for more information.

Please note, funding is only available to pre-selected countries. See the eligible countries field for more information.

Climate objective 
Mitigation
Sectors and themes 
Energy efficiency, Industry and Infrastructure, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Waste management
Type of support provider 
Multilateral
Type of recipient 
Public entity at the national level
Fund size 

The closing of syndication took place on 31 May 2010 with capitalization of USD 115 million.

Co-financing required 
No
Trustee or administrator 
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact information 
https://www.adb.org/site/funds/funds/future-carbon-fund-fcf
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