In an effort to identify the limitations of climate finance reporting and provide key recommendations to improve this within the context of compliance with the Paris Agreement, this research analyzes the status of reporting mechanisms that exist under the UNFCCC.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
This report Trends in Global Land Use Investment: Implications for Legal Empowerment takes stock of trends in land use investments and legal empowerment responses in low- and middle-income countries, with a view to informing next steps for legal empowerment agendas.
Ricardo Energy and Environment, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
The report Transport in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) summarises case study findings from rapidly-motorising countries, including Bangladesh, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru and Viet Nam.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ICF International
This white paper provides an analysis of the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) for 37 partner countries in the U.S. Government's Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program and other designated priority countries.
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The final report of the UNEP Inquiry argues that there is now a historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy. This opportunity is based on a growing trend in policy innovation from central banks, financial regulators and standard setters, who are incorporating sustainability factors into the rules that govern the financial system. The report draws together practical examples of policy changes in banking, capital markets, insurance and institutional investment, drawing on detailed work across a number of countries.
Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science
Adaptation presents developing countries with the ultimate dual challenge – building a rapidly evolving, sustainable economy within an environment increasingly altered by the impacts of climate change.
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), International Finance Corporation (IFC)
This document has been commissioned by the IFC and the UNEP Inquiry to explore the state of green finance in Colombia within the wider economic and financial sector context, and at the same time, to identify challenges and potential solutions that would enhance the application of environmental, s
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA)
Energy efficiency has a plethora of benefits on the individual, organisational, and social levels. However, there is still a gap between knowledge and implementation. While market failure serves as an important barrier to energy efficiency uptake, so do the characteristics of human behaviour.