$1 billion to accelerate battery storage

World Bank Annual Report 2018 From the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility, to the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, to action on climate change, the World Bank continues to lead on global issues that impact everyone. Learn how in our Annual Report 2018, and read the below examples on how we strive …

Climate action is creating the #FutureFaster

Welcome to the September edition of the We Mean Business coalition newsletter. Already this month we’re seeing phenomenal progress with business, government leaders and other groups coming together at the Global Climate Action Summit to celebrate action and push for increased ambition. More and more companies are embracing the low-carbon …

Sustainable Finance News: The time to invest in energy access is now

Sustainable Finance News 25 September 2018 Sustainable Finance Leadership Series The Sustainable Finance Leadership series presents the views of key figures in the world of finance, climate change and sustainable development. This is the third in the series – the first by Jeremy Grantham on “The mythical peril of divesting …

The G20 Presidency and international organizations support IOSCO World Investor Week

IOSCO/MR/28/2018 26 September 2018   The G20 Presidency and international organizations support IOSCO World Investor Week   In addition to the Argentine G20 Presidency, various important multilateral institutions have endorsed the second annual World Investor Week (WIW), organized by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness of …

Climate action is creating the #FutureFaster

  This is about ensuring that the Paris Agreement gets implemented on time, at scale.” Former UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres Welcome to the September edition of the We Mean Business coalition newsletter. Already this month we’re seeing phenomenal progress with business, government leaders and other groups coming together at …

“Financing the UN Development System: Opening Doors”

“Ethical Markets welcomes this report, “Financing the UN Development System:  Opening Doors” and congratulates the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation for continuing its ground-breaking work, including its critique of conventional, neoliberal “trickle down” economics.  We co-hosted their 2005 seminar here at Ethical Markets Library on “WHAT’S NEXT IN ECONOMICS”  with a worldwide …

The Case for a Nonprofit Vision and Leadership

 Fulfilling the Promise of Fintech: The Case for a Nonprofit Vision and Leadership   “We believe that now is the moment for sustained and intentional collaboration. nLift envisions all stakeholders – nonprofits, fintechs, donors, investors, policymakers, opinion leaders, the general public, and customers, especially low- and moderate-income customers – coming …