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  1. European Commission unveils new Action Plan on sustainable finance
    European Commission unveils new Action Plan on sustainable finance 9 Mar 2018

    The European Commission has produced its strategy to make sustainability a key component of the financial sector within Europe for years to come.

    Europe,Finance
  2. Giant Spanish bank announces €100 billion plan to fight climate change
    Giant Spanish bank announces €100 billion plan to fight climate change 7 Mar 2018

    BBVA, the second largest bank in Spain, has launched a major new financing initiative to support sustainable development and combat climate change in the coming years.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Major universities join forces to promote sustainable finance
    Major universities join forces to promote sustainable finance 5 Mar 2018

    A new global alliance has been launched today to help scale-up the green finance sector.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year
    Nigeria plans to go big on green bonds this year 5 Mar 2018

    The Nigerian Government has spoken of its plans to seriously scale-up its green finance initiatives over the coming year.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Italian insurance giant divests €2 billion from coal
    Italian insurance giant divests €2 billion from coal 5 Mar 2018

    One of the largest insurance companies in the world has announced a new climate change strategy, which includes major divestments from the coal industry.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. $1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects
    $1 billion of new funding announced for climate adaptation projects 2 Mar 2018

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a fresh injection of $1 billion to combat climate change in poor countries.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Canada pledges over $1 billion to protect nature and wildlife
    Canada pledges over $1 billion to protect nature and wildlife 28 Feb 2018

    The Canadian Government's new financial budget includes plans to invest $1.3 billion to preserve the country’s land, oceans and wildlife.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. First corporate sustainability bond in Asia will protect fragile forests
    First corporate sustainability bond in Asia will protect fragile forests 28 Feb 2018

    A new $95 million sustainability bond has been announced to help finance a natural rubber plantation in Indonesia.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Lloyd’s of London under pressure to push out coal
    Lloyd’s of London under pressure to push out coal 26 Feb 2018

    Lloyd’s of London, is under increasing pressure to back away from supporting the coal industry.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Could China become a leader in green finance?
    Could China become a leader in green finance? 23 Feb 2018

    Experts gathering in London have argued over whether China could dominate the green financing market in years to come.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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