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UN-backed app is transforming green finance

  UN-backed app is transforming green finance
5:17pm - 23 January 2017

On 20 January during the World Economic Forum in Davos, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial) – China’s leading online and mobile financial services provider – unveiled the ‘Green Digital Finance Alliance’, an initiative to stimulate the advancement of digital technologies in green finance

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Tech. & Innovation

Private finance for conservation sees rapid growth

  Private finance for conservation sees rapid growth
5:15pm - 23 January 2017

Between 2004 and 2015, the private sector channelled $8.2 billion into investments seeking environmental benefits – as well as financial returns –with the majority of investments taking place after 2013, according to new report

Worldwide, Agriculture, Finance

Corporations commit to 100% renewable energy

  Corporations commit to 100% renewable energy
2:10pm - 23 January 2017

Corporate sourcing of renewable electricity can be a key driver of the shift to a robust, zero-emissions economy, according to the 2017 RE100 Annual Report

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Mr. Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power

Interview with Mr. Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power

Africa, Middle East, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke with Paddy Padmanthan, President and CEO of ACWA Power - a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance

Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance

Worldwide, Finance, Tech. & Innovation

the 'Green Digital Finance Alliance', a ground-breaking initiative to harness digital technologies in catalyzing financing that addresses global environmental challenges, was launched today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Valerio Maria Speziali

Air Cycle set new standard for the future

by Valerio Maria Speziali
MIRAI INTEX SAGL
  Benedito Braga

Water infrastructure challenges and opportunities

by Benedito Braga
The World Water Council (WWC)
  Houlin Zhao

ICTs can transform the response to climate change

by Houlin Zhao
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  Eduardo Paes

Finance Systems for Sustainable Cities

by Eduardo Paes
C40 Cities
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Africa, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Finance, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, Policy

Climate Action is delighted to feature an exclusive interview with Erik Solheim, the newly elected Head of UN Environment.

Transformational shifts to protect global commons

North America, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Tech. & Innovation

By Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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