December 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry), Casablanca Finance City Authority (CFCA)

The report Accelerating Financial Centre Action on Sustainable Development: How International Cooperation Can Scale Up Green and Sustainable Finance presents the case for strategic action by the world’s financial centres on climate change and sustainable development.

December 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry), Climate Strategy & Partners
The report Green Tagging: Mobilising Bank Finance for Energy Efficiency in Real Estate presents the findings and recommendations from a survey of green tagging practices among 10 European banks. It finds that green tagging around real estate and energy efficiency is growing at a critical time.
October 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry), Columbia Center on Sustainable Development, GreenInvest

The paper Green Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries focuses on the actual and potential role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in achieving the transition to a low-carbon, just and sustainable world and, more specifically, FDI flows into developing countries.

November 2017
The International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)
The report Establishing China’s Green Financial System: Progress Report finds that China – which put green finance on the G20 agenda during its 2016 presidency – is following through on its political commitment to boost the financing required to do this.
July 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)

The G20 Green Finance Synthesis Report adopted at the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou in September 2016 set out seven options identified by the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG) to accelerate the mobilization of green finance.

June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)
The report Financial Centres for Sustainability: Reviewing G7 Financial Centres in Mobilizing Green and Sustainable Finance has been prepared to explore how financial centres can contribute to the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
June 2017
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)
The report Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Reviewing Experience and Identifying Options in the G7 takes stock of existing activities in G7 countries, identifies a range of emerging lessons and suggests possible next steps for action by G7 countries.
October 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)

Over the past year, momentum towards a sustainable financial system has deepened, with a specific focus on green finance and climate risks.

June 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry)

Green finance is a strategy for financial sector and broader sustainable development that is relevant around the world. But the context differs considerably for different countries.

September 2015
UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry), University of Cambridge

In 2014, the UNEP Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL, working with and on behalf of the Banking Environment Initiative – BEI) commissioned a study entitled, “Stability and Sustainability in Banking Reform – Are Environmental

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