A group of 100 institutional investors with almost USD 2 trillion in assets has called on 62 of the world’s largest banks to take action to protect humanity from the worst impacts of climate change. The call was made in a letter coordinated by the non-profit ShareAction and Boston Common banksclimate risksgreen financeinvestorsShareAction Read More
The G20 and other nations have taken huge strides over the last year towards mobilizing the trillions of dollars of public and private capital needed to make sustainable development and climate action a reality, according to new UN Environment research released today.
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SAVING our planet from the worst effects of climate change won’t be cheap. A new report from the United Nations says that the world will need to mobilize $90 trillion in public and private capital over the next 15 years.
As a point of comparison, global gross domestic product in 2015 climate changeclimate weekG20Green Bondsgreen financegreen investmentHenry Paulsonparis agreement Read More
India and the United States have reiterated their commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and to boost solar energy and other low carbon technologies. During the second India-U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue in New Delhi on 31 August, External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and Minister Clean Energyclimate changegreen financeJohn F. KerryModiNirmala SitharamanObamaparis agreementPenny PritzkerSushma SwarajUSICEF Read More
Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks
A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify the Paris agreement this year and accelerate investment in clean energy and forced disclosure of carbon pricingclimate changeG20green financeinvestmentLow Carbonparis agreementrenewable energyRenewables Read More
China will host the G20 Summit in September and its leadership has made “green finance“ one of the pillar issues of its presidency. Reflecting this priority, China is becoming the global testing ground for innovative concepts in green finance with an ambitious domestic program for financing green growth. If successful, climate changeG20G20 green finance working groupgreen financegreen investmentparis agreementZhou Xiaochuan Read More
China is committed to drive forward global efforts for green finance development through its G20 leadership whilst maintaining robust economic growth to support the world economy, said Liu Xiaoming, Chinese ambassador to the UK.
Liu was speaking in London on Tuesday at this year's City Week conference, attended by hundreds of climate changefinanceG20G20 green finance working groupGreen Bondsgreen creditsgreen financegreen investmentLiu Xiaoming Read More
MARRAKECH ACTION PROCLAMATION FOR OUR CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
We, Heads of State, Government, and Delegations, gathered in Marrakech, on African soil, for the High-Level Segment of the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the 12th Session of the Conference 2030 agendaAIIBbuildingclimate changeconnectivityCOP22food securityG-20 Meetinggreen financeinfrastructureKyoto ProtocolmarrakechMarrakech Partnership for Global Climate ActionNDBnutritionSDG'ssustainable developmentUNFCCC Read More
The 22nd Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be held in Marrakech, November 7 to 18, 2016.
COP22 will take over the reins from COP21 during which important progress was made. It will focus on action items in order to achieve 2030 agendaAIIBbuildingclimate changeconnectivityCOP22food securityG-20 Meetinggreen financeinfrastructuremarrakechNDBnutritionsustainable developmentsustainable energyUNFCCC Read More
Financial systems should play an important role in the green economic transition. That's the word from the Governor of the People's Bank of China, Zhou Xiaochuan.
Zhou made the remark in his opening address, at the Green Finance Symposium in Washington on Saturday. The symposium was jointly held by the Paulson Chinaclimate changeG20green financegreen investmentHenry PaulsonZhou Xiaochuan Read More