This programme, Guide to Green Entrepreneurship in Fiji , was designed to help prospective entrepreneurs develop green business ideas and help them develop the skills they need to bring these ideas to fruition and make an impact on green growth in their country, as well as to help Fiji meet its environmental and developmental goals and ensure a clean, prosperous future for the country.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
This report aims to contribute to a better understanding of the barriers and successes of Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) mainstreaming and governance aspects by sharing insights and lessons learned from five partner countries: Philippines, Viet Nam, South Africa, Mexico and Peru. It provides an overview of key EbA concepts, principles, and approaches, and spotlights seven strategic entry points for mainstreaming EbA alongside related case studies.
The agricultural sector is highly vulnerable to environmental risk, be it from climate change or the breakdown of ecosystems. This new sector-specific guide provides a framework for the inclusion of natural capital considerations into credit risk assessment for agricultural lending. It aligns natural capital risks and opportunities into business decision-making, enabling financial flows to be directed to the best-managed, most sustainable projects.
NAP Global Network, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The strategic and well-informed inclusion of the private sector in climate change adaptation planning and activities must be a key part of all countries’ efforts to adapt to the impacts of climate change; they will be key partners in the design, financing and implementation of adaptation priorities. This study aims to offer guidance to governments and their partners on how to engage the private sector in the National Adaptation Plan process.
This Guidance Note aims to illustrate how the consideration of ESG factors may inform the forecasting of financials, such as revenues, operating costs and capital expenditure, etc. in the context of assessing an infrastructure asset. It selects twelve ESG factors and identifies their potential risks and opportunities for infrastructure assets as they may emerge throughout an asset’s life cycle (development, construction, operation, and decommissioning). It then sets out to quantify these risks and opportunities for the purpose of developing or adjusting the financial forecasts of such assets.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Social & Human Capital Coalition
The Social Capital Protocol aims to help companies understand their relationship with society and how to make decisions in a way that will enhance the stock of social capital for the benefit of society and business. The Protocol sets out a consistent process for business to measure and value both social capital impacts (the positive and negative effects business has on society) and social capital dependencies (the human and social resources and relationships that businesses rely on in order to create and sustain value).
NDC Implementation Roadmap Development: Guidelines for Small Island Developing States is a step-wise guideline that provides a practical approach for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) implementing Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement to develop their own NDC Roadmap in an integrated manner. The guideline assists in planning for implementation of the mitigation (or carbon emission reduction) aspects of an NDC, although parts of the documents also deal with adaptation implementation planning.