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  • China Report: Environmental and Industrial Policy Environment

    Date: October 6, 2015

    This paper outlines the frameworks of Chinese law and policy concerning environmental protection, public investment, financial policy and industrial policy and the challenges they face. Policy and Legal Frameworks: Over the past 20 years, China has b...

  • Green Finance Progress Report

    Date: July 11, 2017

    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. This paper highligh...

  • High-Level SDG Financing Lab

    Date: April 18, 2017

    Read press release here. Meeting summary (also available here): While a daunting $90 trillion would be required to tackle sustainable development challenges in the coming years, speakers at today’s General Assembly Action Event warned that the cost...

  • Financial Reform, Institutional Investors and Sustainable Development

    Date: September 14, 2015

    To date interventions to promote the environmental and social dimension of investment have focused principally on disclosure of policies and formal statements of legal duties. They have largely taken fundamental features of the design and operation o...

  • Institutional Investors and a Sustainable Financial System – What Are the Policy Priorities?

    Date: 9/14/2015

    What policy actions would help move institutional investors closer to the goal of a sustainable financial system? That’s the question the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System explores in a new report published jointly with...

  • Switzerland Country Report

    Date: May 7, 2015

    The Swiss team for the UNEP Inquiry brought together representatives of the financial sector, NGOs, academia and policy makers to reflect on the Inquiry’s questions regarding a financial system aligned to sustainable development. They highlighted ...

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