Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development
The 2019 Financing for Sustainable Development Report, the fourth report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development, provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of sustainable finance, four years after the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. The report warns that mobilizing sufficient financing remains a major challenge in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Despite signs of progress, investments that are critical to achieving the SDGs remain underfunded and parts of the multilateral system are under strain.
This article, Role of Regional Carbon Markets in Article 6.2 of Paris Agreement, covers a high-level analysis of the role of regional carbon markets in the emerging draft text on Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement.
This publication examines the enormous potential for scaling up green business development in Asia and the Pacific, by reviewing green markets, technologies and practices before offering a set of policy options to enable governments and finance institutions to accelerate green business development in the region
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.
Stakeholder and public support are critical for an enduring and robust carbon pricing policy. How jurisdictions communicate their carbon pricing policy plays a key role in creating and maintaining that support. Drawing on case studies, research, and best practice, the report, Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing, provides guidance on designing and implementing effective carbon pricing communications strategies.
UNEP Inquiry, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association
This document, National Sustainable Finance Roadmap of Mongolia, provides an overview of existing market principles, policies and regulations, estimated investment needs, incentive mechanisms, and barriers to scale up sustainable finance in Mongolia.
This policy brief, Understanding Risks Related to the Decarbonisation of the European Steel Sector, produced by the TRANSrisk project focuses on understanding risks related to the implementation of different decarbonisation options, the relevance of these risks for innovation processes in the steel sector, and ways to reduce and manage them.
Nordic Green to Scale 2 analyses the potential of scaling up existing climate solutions in two regions: the Baltic countries, Poland and Ukraine in Europe; and Kenya and Ethiopia in East Africa. This report reflects the study results for the five European target countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and the Ukraine). Ten different solutions have been selected out of those included in the two previous studies as particularly promising for that region. The analysis covers emission reduction potential, costs and savings as well as cobenefits of scaling up the selected solutions.
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.
Carbon pricing has emerged as a key mechanism to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which means that private and public stakeholders are seeking an informed view of how carbon-related price signals can drive global emissions reductions in line with these goals.