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A Slalom in Songdo
Much sideways but also some forward movement at the GCF’s latest Board meeting
Solar – still the ‘beating heart’ of the energy transition …
… But which models are winning out and is the technology running ahead of traditional social, policy and financial structures?
“DFIs don’t need more money,” but they’re “starving for places to invest it”
A leading DFI executive reflects on the real blockages to investment
Is the wave breaking on ‘unsustainable investment’?
Has multi-directional advocacy created an unstoppable momentum against investments that take no account of climate and social impacts?
What’s out there for Paris finance in 2018? Part 2
Part two of our series on what’s on the agenda of the “NDC community” in 2018.
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Featured Resource: EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance – Factsheet
The EU has just released its action plan on financing sustainable growth. Based on the recent report of the High Level Expert Group (HLEG), it brings sustainability considerations into … Continue reading Featured Resource: EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance – Factsheet
A draft report from Moody’s starkly summarises the credit, litigation and other risks to Property and Casualty (re)insurers from climate change, emphasising the growing scrutiny that rating agencies are bringing to bear on this aspect of corporate risk
Waste was one of the key sectors mentioned in the NDCs, but to which little attention has been paid to date by climate financiers. Interesting report in ChinaDialogue on the quite profound changes caused by moving from informal to formal waste management systems, as playing out in China
A study by the Rights and Resources Institute says a UN REDD+ in the DRC is fostering conflict and failing to halt deforestation. “DRC is not yet ready for REDD+ investment”, said the report’s co-ordinator. “REDD+ and similar payment schemes will work only if governments recognise and support community land rights.”
A new report from McKinsey on mobile money in emerging markets says operators could reach the bulk of the 2 billion people and 200 million small businesses that currently lack access to formal savings and credit