CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAMME

Reports

  1. PRI and UNEP Fi: Investor obligations and duties in 6 Asian markets
    PRI and UNEP Fi: Investor obligations and duties in 6 Asian markets 15 Sep 2016

    In January 2016, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and The Generation Foundation launched a three-year project to clarify investors’ obligations and duties in relation to the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in investment practice and decision-making. This follows the publication in September 2015 of Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century by the PRI, UNEP FI, the UNEP Inquiry and the UN Global Compact.

    Finance,Policy
  2. C40: New perspectives on climate finance for cities
    C40: New perspectives on climate finance for cities 15 Jul 2016

    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.

    Finance,Smart Cities
  3. Mobilizing Investor Support for Corporate Responses to Climate Change
    Mobilizing Investor Support for Corporate Responses to Climate Change 4 Jul 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

    Finance,Carbon Reduction
  4. Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Mobilizing financial markets to drive economic decarbonization
    Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Mobilizing financial markets to drive economic decarbonization 1 Jul 2016

    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

    Finance
  5. IRENA: Unlocking renewable energy investment
    IRENA: Unlocking renewable energy investment 30 Jun 2016

    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

    Finance,Sustainable Energy

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