This report, Carbon Markets for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in a Warming World: An evaluation of the World Bank group’s support to carbon finance, evaluates the World Bank Group's role and contributions to carbon finance. It provides an overview of carbon markets, the changing dynamics the markets are operating within, and Bank Group's perspective on the future of carbon financing.
The steps set out in this document enable a company to decide whether it wishes to make the transition to activities that deliver a Net Gain for Biodiversity (BNG) - or at least No Net Loss - and how to get there.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
This paper Developing Robust Project Pipelines for Low-Carbon Infrastructure aims to provide policymakers 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.
Aligning Investments with the Paris Agreement Temperature Goal: Challenges and opportunities for multilateral development banks proposes a definition of alignment with the Paris temperature goal and reviews decision-making tools for assessing alignment and shifting portfolios used by seven major multilateral development banks.
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
The discussion paper Transforming the Financial System for Delivering Sustainable Development: A high-level overview provides the outline of the challenges and opportunities in delivering the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement and commitments, and sets out the essential role financial systems could play.
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
The report Comprehensive Wealth in Canada 2018: Measuring what matters in the long term tries to measure the comprehensive wealth in Canada. Comprehensive wealth in this report means the country's produced, natural, human, financial and social capital. The findings of the report suggest that the concerns for Canada's future in terms of comprehensive wealth is well-founded as the analysis demonstrates that the foundation of the GDP growth is fragile.
This report maps domestic financial flows towards climate change action and a green energy transition in France. Findings are compared from year to year and assessed in comparison to projected investment needs to achieve national GHG reduction targets and other energy transition objectives.
Economic and Financial Challenges to Scaling Up Sustainable Cocoa Production in Côte d’Ivoire proposes technical and financial solutions to scaling up sustainable cocoa production models that incentivise and support new production approaches at all levels of the cocoa production chain. These solutions were developed on the basis of the pilot experiences of three actors in the cocoa sector.
The second edition of the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI 2) measures finance professionals’ perceptions of the quality and depth of green financial products across 110 international financial centres.
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
As a global financial centre with a growing strategic interest in sustainable finance, and a country recognized as a leader in digital technologies and innovation, Switzerland is seeking an improved understanding of how digital finance can accelerate the greening of financial flows.