New Perspectives on Climate Finance for Cities has been prepared by C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, Siemens and Citi. The focus is specifically on routes to financing climate change projects and programs. A multitude of guides already exist exploring more conventional routes of project finance, but few are focused purely on the topic of climate finance.
The goal of the Rio 2016™ Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Rio 2016™) is to deliver technically excellent Games with memorable celebrations that will promote the image of Brazil worldwide. The project is a driving force for sustainable social and urban transformations and promises to contribute to the growth of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements
Sport presents broad opportunities to promote environmental awareness, capacity building and far-reaching actions for environmental, social and economic development across society. It also can be a means of achieving peace and reconciliation as a fundamental prerequisite for sustainability principles to be shared and applied and here the Olympic Movement plays a key role
By 2030, business could cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 3.2-4.2 billion tonnes per year below current trends, by joining climate change initiatives. That’s equivalent to up to 7-9% of the world’s 2010 emissions
This report is structured to reflect the UEFA EURO 2016 organisational model, especially with regard to the tournament’s social responsibility and sustainability strategy. After an introduction to the social responsibility framework, material issues and priorities for UEFA EURO 2016 and the major environmental, economic and social impacts of the tournament are presented in four main sections: governance, setting the stage, tournament, and behind the scenes. This one-year-to-go report will be followed by a post-event report in Autumn 2016
Effective action in limiting the extent and effects of climate change will have to include changes in business and massive investment by the private sector in making the energy transition from fossil fuels to clean energy and the development of a low-carbon economy
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, and its flagship project The New Climate Economy, were set up to help governments, businesses and society make better-informed decisions on how to achieve economic prosperity and development while also addressing climate change
The Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that will drive greenhouse gas emissions reductions by mobilizing a critical mass of institutional investors committed to gradually decarbonizing their portfolios. Members of the Coalition share a dual vision, setting themselves two interconnected and intermediary targets
Unlocking investment in renewable energy will open up substantial opportunities throughout the global economy. Not only will renewable energy play an ever more critical role in meeting the world’s growing energy demand but renewable energy technologies are also increasingly costeffective additions to the energy mix
This report was prepared by the Working Group on Land and Soils of the International Resource Panel (IRP). The IRP was established to provide independent, coherent and authoritative scientific assessments on the use of natural resources and its environmental impacts over the full life cycle and contribute to a better understanding of how to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation
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