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Financing sustainable infrastructure: a tale of two cities
How can cities in poor countries raise funds for major infrastructure projects? Urban experts with IIED and PwC look at two success stories and suggest how local governments can build their financial skills and credibility with investors.
OnePlanet Summit: Unconscious Uncoupling?
Is global climate action becoming de-linked from the NDCs?
FINANCING ASIA’S CLIMATE COMMITMENTS – CENTRAL ROLE FOR A GREEN INVESTMENT BANK?
Over the past two decades, Asia has been the fastest developing region in the world. However, 1.6 billion people are still living in poverty. Can the region meet the challenges it faces to close infrastructure gaps and build cities that offer an acceptable quality of life?
Impact investing: What it is and how it might help climate finance
What lessons can the climate finance market learn from impact investing?
COP23: More Late Quartet than Ode to Joy?
First impressions from COP23, as Fiji commandeers the city of Beethoven
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Recommended Read: McKinsey’s Global Energy Perspective 2018
Our recommended read this week is McKinsey’s thought-provoking publication of its 2018 “Global Energy Perspective” reference case for energy consumption up to 2050. The five key insights from … Continue reading Recommended Read: McKinsey’s Global Energy Perspective 2018
427 and Climate Finance Advisers have launched a “Lenders Guide” to the climate risks affecting infrastructure investments, including 10 sector snapshots
Close to 700,000 families / 4 million people stand to benefit from the just-launched African and Asian Resilience in Disaster Insurance Scheme (ARDIS). The micro-insurance scheme targets women farmers threatened by drought, and is led by microfinance network VisionFund International and Global Parametrics, a new venture backed by the British and German governments
A Dutch football stadium shows how combinations of solar generation and storage create both energy self-sufficiency and new business opportunities, creating “a micrography of the smart energy grids of the future”
Sustainability analysis firm Trucost (owned by rating agency S&P) says corporate profits will be hit by new policies and taxes supporting the Paris agreement, according to Environmental Finance. Profit at risk among electric utilities could reach 90% by 2030, chemicals companies 30%, automotive sector 15%