The world needs a decarbonised energy sector by the second half of the century. In many energy applications, the necessary technologies are available today, so the important next step is the development of enabling policy frameworks in place to scale up their deployment.
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.
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
While being broadly framed as 17 separate and diverse elements, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and associated targets inherently interlink with one another making up indivisible parts of sustainability from a systemic perspective.
This practical guide is addressed to policy makers and development practitioners working on Green Growth and Business Environment Reform. Business Environment Reform (BER) and Green Growth (GG) are both important parts of and strategies for sustainable development of emerging economies.
World Bank, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA)
This report was drafted by a working group of United Nations entities, the World Bank, and other stakeholders to suggest a common understanding of the blue economy; to highlight the importance of such an approach, particularly for small island developing states and coastal least developed countri
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
One of the most significant, and perhaps most misunderstood, risks that organisations face today relates to climate change. For many investors, climate change poses significant financial challenges and opportunities, now and in the future.
The importance and value of 2050 strategies that seek to cut greenhouse gas emissions while also ensuring well-being and prosperity have been acknowledged by policy makers, advocates, and businesses for many years.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Environment Directorate
Behavioural insights can help policy makers obtain a deeper understanding of the behavioural mechanisms contributing to environmental problems, and design and implement more effective policy interventions.