ASEAN at 5019/08/2017
The world’s 7th largest market tries to find ways to continue its economic growth so that environmental and social demands can be met, and in the face of new challenges from climate change
Take “The Test” for a test drive12/08/2017
This week, as a kind of mid-summer “holiday read”, we offer you Chapter 1 of Jeremy Leggett’s engaging new book, The Test. Can the world unite in the apparently simple task of bringing basic lighting to the unlit?
Green Investment Banks – one way forward for green capital in Latin America?29/07/2017
A recent conference in Mexico has created an agenda to move GIBs forward as a potential model to drive inclusive green growth in Latin America
Getting climate finance to the frontline22/07/2017
Seven key ideas for scaling up finance for local community resilience in some of the poorest and most climate-vulnerable regions of the world
The latest GCF Board meeting clears the decks of projects in an effort to free up a policy logjam
First Reactions as TCFD final report published08/07/2017
Finally … the final TCFD recommendations, and the first reactions
Oz Opts Out?30/06/2017
Australia’s performance on climate change appears to lack ambition and be full of contradictions. Is political stalemate endangering its Paris commitments?
LIFELINES OR EARLY MOVERS? PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN THE POOREST NATIONS26/06/2017
Earlier this year we spoke with the LDC Group and IIED about private sector channels for NDC financing in the world’s poorest countries already on the frontline of climate change.
Scale is the name of the game19/06/2017
Earlier this month in London, the FT-IFC Transformational Business Awards paid tribute to ground-breaking and innovative business solutions to today’s development challenges. This week we take a look at some of the winners and their backers.
An American Out of Paris: What might US withdrawal mean for climate finance?10/06/2017
Following Trump’s statement on the US pulling out of the Paris agreement, we seek to identify the red flags to look out for, which could undermine NDC financing.
Briefing: The Greening of Stock Exchanges?03/06/2017
In the second of what we intend as a periodic series of thematic briefings, we look at a cohort of institutions that (possibly uniquely) have twin roles as both markets and regulators.
THE PARIS FINANCE MAP, PART 3: WHAT NEEDS ADDING OR REDRAWING?27/05/2017
In the final part of our series on the Paris finance landscape, we look at how the roles of some actors could be redefined or rationalised. We also identify some new landscape features urgently needed to speed and scale up financial flows