The report Investing in a Green Belt and Road? Assessing the Implementation of China’s Green Credit Guidelines Abroad examines seven case studies to assess Chinese's banks' compliance with the China's Green Credit Guidelines (GCG) in their overseas lending practices.
The report Climate Investment Opportunities in South Asia offers recommendations to help unlock trillions of private sector financing for climatesmart investment opportunities in key sectors of interest to businesses in South Asia.
This working paper Climate Finance in the Pacific: An Overview of Flows to the Region’s Small Island Developing States presents an analysis of climate finance flows to Pacific Island states in 2010–2014, collectively and by country, as well as more recent data on flows from multilateral climate funds.
During the past few years, the term “Blue Economy” or “Blue Growth” has surged into common policy usage, all over the world. For some, Blue Economy means the use of the sea and its resources for sustainable economic development.
This report presents a model that analyses fossil fuel subsidy reform across 20 countries showing an average reduction in national GHG emissions of 11% by 2020, and average annual government savings of USD 93 per tonne of CO2 abated.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
Natural resources are the foundation of economic development. This report reveals the patterns and the evolution of natural resource use with 118 indicators in 26 countries of the Asia and the Pacific region over the last 40 years.
Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF)
The report "Incorporating Climate and Ocean Change into an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management (EAFM) Plan" explains how the potential impacts of climate and ocean change can be integrated into ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries management.
One of the strong messages that came out of the United Nations Climate Change conference in Durban was that the private sector has to play an important role if we are to globally move toward a low carbon, climate resilient—or “climate compatible”—future.
This report summarizes the results of a recent review of the emerging experience with the design and implementation of policy instruments to promote the development of renewable energy (RE) in a sample of six representative developing countries and transition economies ('developing countries') (W