This Guide outlines a five-part process to create an enabling environment for green investment and to align public and private sector finance with sustainable development and the goals of the Paris Agreement. As countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to unlock investment is even more acute. For developing countries, enhancing attractiveness for international and private finance will be critical to their economic recovery. Ensuring this investment is aligned to climate and development goals can fast track the transition towards green growth. The guide presents a theoretical framework to complement efforts by countries to implement the long-term strategies developed under the Paris Agreement.