Date: August 8, 2018
Finance is a keystone to the successful implementation of the Agenda 2030 but significant barriers exist to securing adequate public and private financing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. A broader strategy is needed to align the systemi...
Date: July 18, 2018
This briefing summarises the discussions held during the “Mainstreaming Sustainable Finance” event in Washington, D.C. on 20 April 2018. At this convening; senior policymakers and private financial sector leaders shared perspectives on the rapidl...
Date: July 2, 2018
This collaborative research project between Imperial College Business School and SOAS has been commissioned by UN Environment, with generous financial support from the MAVA Foundation. The study finds that climate risks are increasing the cost of cap...
Date: May 23, 2018
Over the past four years, the number of measures taken by financial policymakers and regulators to promote green and sustainable finance has significantly increased. This report is the first to chart this ‘quiet revolution’ and analyse this impor...
Date: January 15, 2018
The Inquiry’s annual overview provides a summary of our work on aligning the financial system with sustainable development during 2017, divided in four themes: Country engagement International collaboration Cross-cutting themes: GreenInvest and...
Date: December 12, 2017
Mobilizing the world’s financial centres is essential to make progress on climate change and sustainable development. The momentum towards a sustainable financial system is clear and yet insufficient to deliver the Paris Agreement and the Sustainab...
Date: December 12, 2017
This report finds that green tagging around real estate and energy efficiency is growing at a critical time. Based on a survey of the 10 participating banks, the report identifies five key trends around green tagging: New green business opportunities...
Date: November 16, 2017
The report finds that China – which put green finance on the G20 agenda during its 2016 presidency – is following through on its political commitment to boost the financing required to do this. The report looks particularly at progress since the ...
Date: November 15, 2017
This Report aims to mainstream and socialise the idea and opportunities associated with Green Finance, as well as to explore how Singapore as a financial hub can offer Green Finance as additional expertise to better serve the needs of the ASEAN and A...