Alert: ‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum

Instant Alert15 April 2019‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chief António Guterres told the Forum on Financing for Development on …

WPEN Agenda Highlights

The agenda for this year’s 6th Annual WPEN Summit has been created to address the growing LP interest not only across the Private Equity industry, but the different alternative asset classes.  Here are some of the agenda highlights we will be exploring this year: Women in Private Equity – How are companies tackling …

Solar Energy International releases 2018 Annual Report!

From all of us at Solar Energy International, thank you! With your help, 2018 has been a record year of growth and a huge step towards our vision of a world powered by renewable energy. With your support, we’ve dared to ask big questions like how do we meaningfully train …

External Review: New Climate Bonds Adaptation & Resilience Principles

External Review: New Climate Bonds Adaptation & Resilience Principles Reviewers Sought Climate Bonds Initiative launched its Adaptation and Resilience Expert Group (AREG) in November 2018 to develop the overarching principles that will provide a guiding framework for all Climate Adaptation & Resilience Criteria under the Climate Bonds Standard. The AREG …

Spark: Goodbye to Arguments Against Renewables

GOODBYE TO ARGUMENTS AGAINST RENEWABLES Can renewables cost less than fossil fuel generation? And are they as reliable? RMI’s Mark Dyson answers these questions in this article by Microgrid Knowledge with a resounding “yes.” LEARN MORE   ELECTRIC VEHICLES CAN SAVE INDIA $2.5 BILLION BY 2030 The Indian government has set an …

GGKP Knowledge Update | April 2019

Special Issue: Sustainable Infrastructure  Featured Resource  The Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool (SAVi) How can governments and investors optimise the value of infrastructure spending?  The Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) tool helps governments and investors price the environmental, social, and economic value of sustainable infrastructure projects. Experts gathered to present and discuss …

Fed official: Climate change is an ‘international market failure’ | Grist

Fed official: Climate change is an ‘international market failure’ By Eric Holthaus on Mar 26, 2019 Climate change was already worrying enough — now a report from the U.S. central bank cautions that rising temperatures and extreme storms could eventually trigger a financial collapse. A Federal Reserve researcher warned in …