News from the Grantham Research Institute at LSE – July 2019

This month’s update from the Grantham Research Institute features our new snapshot report on climate change lawsuits around the world. We also have a report on the governance of climate change policy in South Africa. Finally, if you’re in London tomorrow check out our event with Professor Dirk Schoenmaker on …

FAIRR July Newsletter

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this Newsletter on FAIRR’s growing worldwide influence and their ground-breaking research on sustainability issues facing livestock-raised meat and aquacultured fish foods.  We began covering FAIRR’s financial indices and new metrics in our annual Green Transition Scoreboard: “Capturing CO2 While Improving Human Nutrition & Health: 2018“.  We …

News from NEF: , Green New Deal investment, wellbeing and GDP

Changing the fiscal rules A Green New Deal needs public investment. We call on the Treasury to rip up its fiscal rules and take the risks of the climate crisis more seriously. Read more The housing crisis crisis looks different outside London – but it’s no less damaging The marketisation …

Sustainable Buildings & Energy_GreenMoney July/Aug 19

Heatherwick Studio completed a shopping centre at London’s King’s Cross, formed of two converted 19th-century coal warehouses; photo courtesy of Hufton+Crow Welcome to our July/August issue on “Sustainable Buildings and Energy,” a topic so impactful, it merits a double issue.  This World Resources Institute quote from lead article writer Sam …

Pioneering Impact Investing Platform Pushes for Widespread Change

Pioneering Impact Investing Platform Pushes for Widespread Change By Amy Brown   The financial platform OpenInvest signed onto the U.N.’s Principles for Responsible Investment—and rolled out a product that could transform impact investing. Latest California Oil Spill Builds the Case for More Renewable Energy Investments By Leon Kaye   The …

Green Growth news – July 2019

Upcoming Green Growth events Material consumption is projected to double between now and 2060.  Primary sectors such as heavy and extractive industries face the joint challenge of increasing output while simultaneously decreasing their environmental impact. The OECD will hold its 2019 Green Growth and Sustainable Development (GGSD) Forum on the …

Get involved with UNEP FI – some key dates for the second half of 2019

  UNEP FI wrapped up its Regional Roundtable on Sustainable Finance in Asia Pacific in Shanghai last month. With over 280 attendees and 75 speakers, the event was important in advancing the sustainable finance agenda in the region and you can read highlights and view photos here. Preparations are now …

SDG Update – 9 July 2019

GUEST ARTICLES The Ripple Effect of Rights-based Approaches: Creating Waves of Positive Change Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights The 2030 Agenda is our roadmap to a world in which all human beings live free and equal in dignity and rights. With just over ten years left on …