Tagged with climate finance

Developments in financing sustainable development

Developments in financing sustainable development

Adam Fishman writes on the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s SDG Knowledge Hub website about recent developments in financing sustainable development.   Blended Finance and Private Sector Contributions to the SDGs How will we finance sustainable development? In last week’s SDG Knowledge Weekly, we saw the possibilities that blockchain technology holds for development finance. This … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the January update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: Making Maritime Infrastructure Climate-resilient Projects in agricultural resilience moved ahead in India and Gambia, where multilateral funds are supporting nature-based approaches. Development banks reporting on project lessons … Continue reading

‘Financing a Sustainable European Economy:’ high-level expert group report now published

‘Financing a Sustainable European Economy:’ high-level expert group report now published

The European Commission’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance is expected to be published in March 2018. As an input to that report, the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance has issued its final report. This article comes from the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s website.   EU Expert Group Provides Recommendations for Sustainable Finance … Continue reading

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the January update on global developments in climate mitigation finance.   Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Renewable and Energy Efficiency Financing and Guidance for Paris-compatible Investments Funding for several renewable energy projects has been announced in January, including initiatives to support photovoltaic (PV) … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance institutions

Latest update on climate finance institutions

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the December update on global developments on climate finance institutions.   Climate Finance Institutional Update: One Planet Closes Climate Financing Year on High Note During the month of December 2017, the One Planet Summit in France, and its Climate Finance Day, delivered … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the December update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: MDBs Approve Projects with Co-benefits At the close of 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) announced funding for several climate adaptation and resilience projects that will target multiple … Continue reading

Latest update on climate finance institutions

Latest update on climate finance institutions

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments on climate finance institutions.   Climate Finance Institutional Update: Adaptation Finance in the Spotlight During the month of November, the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 23) generated numerous activities … Continue reading

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

Latest update on climate adaptation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in climate adaptation finance.   Climate Adaptation Finance Update: COP 23 Spurs Action on Resilience In November, multilateral development banks (MDBs) approved a number of large development projects with climate resilience benefits. Support was also confirmed … Continue reading

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

Latest update on climate mitigation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the November update on global developments in climate mitigation finance.   Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Progress in Mapping and Financing Wind Power; Financing Call for Renewable Energy Projects The latest updates in climate mitigation finance include financing for projects in solar, wind, … Continue reading

Deutsche Asset Management uses detailed mapping tool to identify where assets most at risk due to climate change

Deutsche Asset Management uses detailed mapping tool to identify where assets most at risk due to climate change

The impact of climate change is understandably causing concerns for the entire financial sector. Increasingly there are floods or storms or drought or whatever. To better identify where risks may be increasing Deutsche Asset Management has started using a new tool to map such risks. Emily Chasan explains in an article on the Bloomberg website. … Continue reading