investment

Created on Thursday, 17 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: Paris Agreement, insurance, 1.5 degree target, global capital markets, investment
In search of perfection: Effective implementation of the Paris deal Steve Waygood from Aviva Investors proposes that the international accord reached in Paris is a game changer for climate change action. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: index for investors, Brundtland principles, sustainable development, investment, energy
HELIO Index For Investors Helene Connor from HELIO International puts forward a new tool helping to identify areas for successful investment in climate-proof, sustainable energy projects.     HELIO ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: Sustainable Development Goals, investment, financing for development, climate finance, Least Developed Countries Fund, Green Climate Fund
... identified climate change as a key mega trend effecting sovereign bonds. So far, and with only one more official day to go before the end of COP 21, only $200 million has been announced by some developed ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: Israel, clean technology, investment, innovation, International Energy Agency
How Israel’s green technology can combat climate change Glenn Yago from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses the need for government investment to leverage long-term private sector finance and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: investment, decarbonisation, Prince of Wales, fossil fuel subsidies, Sustainable Development Goals, decoupling
... needing radical transformation and impede investment in clean energy and energy efficiency. Despite re-affirmation in 2015, the G20 major economies have been slow to deliver on their 2009 pledge to phase ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 5 - Business, Investment and Innovation
Tags: carbon price, investment, carbon disclosure, temperature rise, regulation
... Sceptics will recall how the 2009 Copenhagen Summit failed to reach an accord. However, with so much preparation and stage management ahead of COP 21, there is every reason to hope governments will arrive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender equality, women’s empowerment, social equity, MRV, accountability, investment, finance
Measuring, reporting and verification for women’s empowerment: The W+ Standard Nisha Onta from WOCAN stresses the need for a framework for measuring and reporting gender impacts, and presents the world’s ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: green business, innovation, smart investment, UNFCCC, climate change mitigation, collaboration, partnership, private sector, regulation
How to involve business in climate change? Radboud University’s Heleen de Coninck explores the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC context, and offers insights on how to better encourage businesses ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: Low-carbon innovation, economy, investment, research and development, technology
A wealth of untapped potential: How low-carbon innovation can fuel economic growth Marion Davis from SEI and Tan Copsey from The New Climate Economy detail the enormous opportunity for businesses to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 4 - Business and Innovation
Tags: ODA, private finance, clean energy, private investment, Feed-in-Tariffs, climate-friendly technologies
Seize the moment: Private finance for clean energy Ingo Bordon, German Development Institute and Leah Worrall Overseas Development Institute explore the role of Official Development Assistance in catalysing ... [ +++ ]
Created on Sunday, 30 November 2014 / COP 20 - Day 1 - Framework and Climate Finance
Tags: climate finance, energy investments, natural capital, human capital, social capital, sustainable energy for all, SE4ALL
Climate finance, yes! But where will the money go? HELIO International’s Hélène Connor presents the HELIO Index, a new tool to help identify sound energy investments and monitor their implementation. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 May 2010 / Blog
Tags: green economy, earth summit, rio +20, Commission on Sustainable Development, Prep Com 1, sustainable development, civil society, Southern, global change, poverty alleviation, global investment, green ...
The choice of the 'green economy' as one of the main themes for the next world Earth Summit (Rio +20) seemed to appeal to a range of governments on the basis that it could provide an optimistic and forward ... [ +++ ]