PRI Webinar: Carbon emissions – Understanding, managing and reporting

25 July 2014 Financial institutions are increasingly required to provide information about the steps they are taking to protect themselves – and their stakeholders – from investments exposed to systemic carbon and climate change risks. This webinar provides practical insights into how investors can identify and manage risks concealed in …

WRI Digest: Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action.

Lessons from Florida: How Local Adaptation Efforts Can Complement National Climate Action. Bill Richardson — WRI Board member, former governor of New Mexico and former Secretary of Energy — participated in a climate rally in Miami last week. In a Huffington Post blog , Richardson writes, “Florida is the most vulnerable U.S. state to …

[HIP] 3 Ways to Reduce Risk in Your Portfolio; HIP100’s 4th Birthday; Illuminating Events

    IN THIS ISSUE: I. Building a Forward-Looking Portfolio and a Better World; 4 Years of the HIP100:  The HIP100 Portfolio now has a 4-year track record. See how a HIP-weighted approach can add resiliency, increase positive benefit for society and seek to realize your goals for potential impact + …

Alternative Energy: Solar R&D Heavyweights Join In Effort To Drive Down Thin-Film CIGS Costs

  Alternative Energy Solar R&D Heavyweights Join In Effort To Drive Down Thin-Film CIGS Costs Friday Factoids: Fossil Fuels Replace Nuclear in Japan New Lawsuit to Decide Fairness of Solar Paste Patent PR Electric Vehicles Improve U.S. National Security Grandmothers To Solar Engineers In Madagascar US Solar Energy Broke Records …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica: Department Of Defense Launches Attack On Climate Change

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Department Of Defense Launches Attack On Climate Change Estonia Is 1st Country In The World To Install Nationwide System Of Fast Chargers For EVs LEDs Without Heavy Metals, Silicon Nanocrystal Multicolor LEDs Created 2012 Solar Predictions Reviewed Solar Frontier Predicts 50% Cut In Price Of Its …

New public-private partnerships will achieve a green economy climate prosperity

A new report highlights the connections between climate change risks and opportunities, sustainable development and climate change adaptation, to provide a useful guidance for business and policymakers in creating a green economy. It suggests that businesses are an essential partner in preparing for and responding to the impacts of climate …

Low Carbon Investment in Asia Briefing Event – Hong Kong

Publication from ASrIA Date: Friday, January 28, 2011, 9:00am – 11:30am Venue: 10th Floor, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong Report Download •Sector report •Framework report Event Summary Investors Talk about Mainstreaming of Climate Considerations in Asia and the Challenges to Integrate Climate Change Criteria into Investment Decisions …