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.
Geneva Forum signals blended climate finance and circularity of critical raw materials in UNECE regions
The fifth and final Regional Finance Forum of 2022 concluded in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, 17 October, with a focus on unlocking finance for critical raw materials (CRMs).
A new Blue-Tinted White Paper, Investment Protocol: Unlocking Financial Flows for Coastal Cities Adaptation to Climate Change and Resilience Building aims to highlight the specific needs of coastal cities and inform investment decisions.
The fourth of five Regional Finance Forums will take place in Beirut, Lebanon on 15 September and will focus on the opportunities and initiatives in climate finance in the context of the SDGs.
GFANZ, a practitioner-led, global coalition of financial sector institutions working to accelerate the world’s transition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, has announced the formation of its Africa Network and the creation of an Advisory Board to bolster transition finance opportunities on the continent.
The third of five Regional Finance Forums will take place in Santiago, Chile from 1-2 September with the theme of highlighting critical opportunities for investment in clean technologies.
High Level Champion for COP27 Mahmoud Mohieldin’s speech at the Official Opening of Africa Climate Week 2022.
“Africa’s strength comes from its unity. A continent that is vibrant, fast-growing, energetic and diverse. And, a key player in showing the way to a low carbon future.” Dr. Amar Inamdar, Managing Director of the KawiSafi Ventures Fund, on the vast opportunities that come with investing in Africa.
The first of five Regional Finance Forums took place this week in Addis Ababa with the aim of crowding-in capital at the pace and scale required to meet the finance adaptation and mitigation needs for Africa.
Race to Zero member and one of the 50 largest pension funds in Europe, Pension Denmark, outlines the process of decarbonizing its entire value chain.
Deloitte Climate and Sustainability Consultant, Talal Rafi, explains why with increasing support for environmental sustainability, green investments and climate innovation, key sectors can decarbonize and move towards a net zero.
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2022 takes place in Davos, Switzerland on May 23-26.
This week’s spring meetings at the IMF and World Bank must be used as an opportunity for public and private finance leaders to come together and forge new approaches to removing barriers to net zero.
It will take enormous flexibility, interconnectivity, and storage, but it is possible — explains the latest episode of Inside the Energy Transition.
“If we are to realise the full benefits of ending deforestation and transitioning to sustainable production, we need to see more action now” – Nigel Topping, UN High-Level Climate Champion for COP26.
Are we about to see a revolution in renewables? Some say the transition will be slow and inefficient… but some experts think we’re on the cusp of major, tech-enabled disruption.
Here’s why investment by G20 economies in nature-based solutions needs to double by mid-century to help prevent an environmental crisis.
Race to Zero is the UN-backed global campaign rallying non-state actors – including companies, cities, regions, financial and educational institutions – to take rigorous and immediate action to halve global emissions by 2030 and deliver a healthier, fairer zero carbon world in time.