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  1. Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017
    Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017 19 Apr 2017

    The green bonds market has experienced more than $20 billion issuance in January-March 2017, following another successful quarter from October-December 2016

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs
    World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs 10 Mar 2017

    The World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has issued its first bond linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the global effort to combat climate change, end poverty and promote equality

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Ireland votes for fossil fuel divestment
    Ireland votes for fossil fuel divestment 31 Jan 2017

    Ireland could become the first country to fully divest its public money from fossil fuels following a parliamentary vote

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  4. Launch of new standards for financing sustainable development
    Launch of new standards for financing sustainable development 31 Jan 2017

    On Monday 30 January 2017, 19 leading global banks and investors – worth a total of $6.6 trillion in assets, launched the Principles for Positive Impact Finance, setting standards for financing sustainable development

    Sustainable Investment Forum,Finance,Worldwide
  5. Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty
    Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty 20 Jan 2017

    Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to reduce the effects of climate change and combat poverty

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  6. Fossil fuel divestment funds double
    Fossil fuel divestment funds double 13 Dec 2016

    It was announced on Monday that the amount of committed funds for fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the last year and has now reached $5.2 trillion

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Highlights from the SInv Twittersphere
    Highlights from the SInv Twittersphere 20 Sep 2016

    Today, the Sustainable Investment Forum is held in New York as part of the Climate Week. Here is a selection of the best tweets about the event and sustainable finance:

    North America,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Asia requires $7.7 trillion for renewable energy transition
    Asia requires $7.7 trillion for renewable energy transition 6 Sep 2016

    A new report concludes that US $7.7 trillion in renewable energy and energy efficiency investments are needed to meet the combined electricity demands of China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia.

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Renewable Energy projects received $6 billion in funding last year
    Renewable Energy projects received $6 billion in funding last year 30 Aug 2016

    A recent Climate Finance report has revealed that renewable energy projects received funding worth $6 billion from multilateral banks in 2015.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment
    Chile: a spotlight on sustainable investment 11 Aug 2016

    Investors have recently turned to Chile for its vast potential within the renewable energy market.

    South America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum

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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