UNEP FI – Rethinking Impact to Finance the SDGs

In this report, UNEP FI Positive Impact Initiative explores new ways to significantly decrease the cost of achieving the SDGs and stimulate business and financing solutions at scale. 1. Are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) beyond reach? Investment needs for the SDGs are huge, and the scale of current financial flows is as yet insufficient. Private […]

OCDE – Developing robust project pipelines for low-carbon infrastructure

This OECD report aims to provide policy makers with a comprehensive examination of “project pipelines”, a common concept in infrastructure planning and investment discussions, and one which has become a focal point in countries’ efforts to implement their climate commitments. The analysis is structured around some basic but important guiding questions, including: What is meant […]

PRI – Climate scenario & PACTA tool

The PRI hosted a webinar on climate scenario analysis and the online PACTA climate scenario analysis tool. This tool, developed by 2⁰ Investing Initiative (2dii), was launched in September 2018 with the support of the Insurance Commissioner of California and the PRI. The Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment (PACTA) tool analyses exposure to transition risk […]

Joint statement of the supporting institutions of the climate action in financial institutions initiative

At the Global Climate Action Summit, the 42 financial institutions participating in the Climate Action in Financial Institutions Initiative released a Joint Statement demonstrating how they are moving from commitment to action – both individually and collectively – in supporting local climate action. Aligned with the objectives of the ‘Talanoa Dialogue’, the Statement takes stock […]

PRI – The inevitable policy response: act now

This report of the PRI is focusing on the current ambition gap to the Paris Agreement goal, based on the current policy trajectory and implications of a rapid and forceful policy response to close this gap, defined as an Inevitable Policy Response (IPR). This report was based on PRI observation that “not all investors today fully recognise the […]