By coming together and being bold in the face of risk, we can revolutionize the role of CFO and strengthen climate resilience in operations, supply chains and the market, argues WEF CFO, Julien Gattoni.
Scale for Resilience: The fight to protect our climate is worth nothing if we lose biodiversity along the way
Race to Resilience partner, Scale for Resilience discusses the significance of COP15 and the integration of nature into resilience strategies.
With $468 trillion in assets across the globe, fully addressing the climate, biodiversity and land degradation crises – in a way that is aligned with commercial objectives – is fully within the reach of financial markets, writes Frannie Leautier, Partner, CEO of SouthBridge Investment.
We remain deeply committed to continuing to mobilise highest ambition non-State action. In 2023, we need to move quickly from the groundswell of voluntary momentum into the ground rules that can reshape the global economy for a more just and resilient future that delivers for the most vulnerable.
COP27 High-Level Champion for Climate Action, Mahmoud Mohieldin’s speech at the closing event, COP27 Action Agenda: Progress & Priorities, which wrapped-up a two week programme of over 50 events.
UN Climate Change High-Level Champions: Contribution of the ‘All of Society’ Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27
The UN Climate Change High-Level Champions have taken stock of the contribution of non-State actors at COP27 with their closing event – COP27 Action Agenda: Progress & Priorities – wrapping-up a two week programme of over 50 events.
Framework launched to guide the development and purchasing of high-quality blue carbon projects and credits
A new set of principles to build investable, high-quality blue carbon projects to ensure positive outcomes for people, nature and climate, has been launched at COP27 by Conservation International, along with Salesforce and a global coalition of ocean leaders.
“The window on fossil fuel investment must be rapidly closed before it is unceremoniously slammed shut, with disastrous consequences”
Tzeporah Berman, Chair for the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty & Carroll Muffet, President and CEO for the Center for International Environmental Law, explain why significant momentum is building behind the call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty.
A new campaign that aims to improve by 2050 the lives of 2 billion climate vulnerable people living in informal settlements will be launched at COP27 today.
Introducing the African Cities Water Adaptation Fund (ACWA Fund), a new Africa-focused blended finance instrument that will support city leaders to fund and scale high-impact water resilience solutions across Africa.
Unlocking access to trillions of dollars’ worth of public and private climate finance, especially in developing countries, is critical to achieving the objectives of the UNFCCC, the goals of the Paris Agreement, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
From a commitment by the Africa insurance industry to underwrite $US 14 billion of cover for climate risks by 2030, to Net Zero Financial Alliances publishing progress reports, discover what’s in store for Finance Day.
A new report by the Maritime Just Transition Task Force outlines three decarbonization scenarios to provide insights into seafarer training and skills needed to support a decarbonized shipping industry.
These are the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities from worsening climate impacts
Recognising the systems-level transformations required to respond to local climate contexts, needs and risks, the Climate Champions team have co-created technical reports that detail the adaptation actions required to protect vulnerable communities to rising climate hazards.
Real World Actors share progress and strengthen resolve at opening of Global Climate Action agenda at COP27
The COP26 and COP27 Presidents, the UNFCCC Executive Secretary and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions for COP26 & COP27, Nigel Topping and Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, will open the Global Climate Action Agenda at COP27 with their event “Making Good On Promises”
Africa Carbon Markets Initiative launched to dramatically expand Africa’s participation in voluntary carbon market
The new Africa Carbon Markets Initiative (ACMI), which was inaugurated today at CO27, aims to support the growth of carbon credit production and create jobs in Africa.
The Sharm-El-Sheikh Adaptation Agenda – a comprehensive, shared agenda to rally global action around 30 adaptation outcomes that are needed to address the adaptation gap and achieve a resilient world by 2030 – is launched at COP27.
Discussions at COP27 begin near the end of a year that has seen devastating floods and unprecedented heat waves, severe droughts and formidable storms, all unequivocal signs of the unfolding climate emergency. At the same time, millions of people throughout the world are confronting the impacts of simultaneous crises in energy, food, water and cost […]
Enhancing small-holder farmers’ access to agricultural finance and smart data for climate adaptation in Ecuador
Race to Resilience partner Scale for Resilience is championing access to climate finance, access to information and capacity building alongside YAPU Solutions, by providing technical assistance to support farmers to increase production, reduce risks and access micro credits.
Lloyds Banking Group has announced it will no longer directly finance the development of new oil and gas projects, in a first for a UK bank.