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  • Annual Overview 2019

    Date: December 13, 2019

    For the last five years, the Inquiry has been delving into the conditions to best lay the groundwork for a sustainable financial system. It has worked to advance policy options to improve the financial system’s effectiveness in mobilizing capital t...

  • Shifting Gears

    Date: March 21, 2019

    This report, published by the Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) Network, measures for the first time the contribution of financial centres to sustainable development and the ongoing low-carbon transition. It also identifies key challenges f...

  • Sustainable Finance Progress Report

    Date: March 5, 2019

    Sustainable finance has developed at a considerable pace when measured against various yardsticks. Sustainable finance has also become an established part of the G20 and other international fora. Sustainability-related considerations and more recentl...

  • Digital Finance and Citizen Action

    Date: February 22, 2019

    This report looks at how digital finance technologies, or fintech, can engage citizens as consumers, pension holding investors, co-producers and voters. The impact of fintech in engaging citizens in climate-smart infrastructure development can be obs...

  • Capitalizing Sustainable Finance in Argentina

    Date: December 13, 2018

    Argentina’s G20 presidency in 2018 provides a unique window for the country to scale up its current efforts and embrace the opportunities presented by sustainable finance. These opportunities include promoting financial system shifts, including via...

  • Nigerian Sustainable Finance Roadmap

    Date: December 13, 2018

    This report lays out the ways in which Nigeria can unlock the investment needed to move onto a more sustainable growth trajectory that will benefit its people, its environment and the economy. It provides an analysis of sustainable finance opportunit...

  • National Sustainable Finance Roadmap of Mongolia

    Date: December 10, 2018

    This document reviews the current state of sustainable finance in Mongolia. It provides an overview of existing market principles, policies and regulations, estimated investment needs, incentive mechanisms, and barriers to scale up sustainable financ...

  • Environmental Data Dialogues in Mexico

    Date: December 10, 2018

    The objective of this paper is to catalyse a dialogue between environmental data suppliers in Mexico (e.g. National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Environment and Natural Resource Secretary (SEMARNAT), National Biodiversity Commission...

  • Aligning Climate Finance to the effective implementation of NDCs and to LTSs

    Date: December 5, 2018

    The purpose of this paper is to propose mechanisms to improve the alignment of international climate finance with national priorities for the implementation of the Paris Agreement Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), by mapping practice and id...

  • Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure

    Date: November 28, 2018

    Infrastructure worldwide has suffered from chronic under-investment for decades and currently makes up more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions. A deep transformation of existing infrastructure systems is needed for both climate and development, one...

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