Investor Statement re: Green Bonds & Climate Bonds

UN CLIMATE SUMMIT 23 SEPTEMBER 2014 We, the undersigned signatories to this statement, represent asset owners, investment managers and individual funds managing a combined Two Trillion Dollars of assets. We are substantial investors in the $100 trillion  global bond market. We understand: That climate change poses a significant risk to …

World Day to Combat Desertification Bulletin – Vol. 4 No. 2 – World Day to Combat Desertification Global Observance Event – Briefing Note

    World Day to Combat Desertification Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · …

Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”

  Lloyd’s receives the Farsight Award 2013/14 for their outstanding report “Feast or Famine: Business and Insurance Implications of Food Safety and Security”   Yesterday evening, the  Farsight Award 2013/14  was presented to Trevor Maynard and his team at Lloyd’s during the Sustainable City Awards ceremony at Mansion House. Supported by Gresham College, Z/Yen …

SUMMARY OF TRANSPORT DAY November 17th 2013 Warsaw

  Transport Day took place on Sunday, 17 November 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, alongside the nineteenth Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Supported by the Bridging the Gap initiative and the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT), the focus of …

Earth Negotiations Bulletin: A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations Volume 12 Number 589 – Monday, 18 November 2013 WARSAW HIGHLIGHTS Saturday, 16 November 2013 The ADP informal stocktaking plenary took place in the morning and afternoon. The SBI and SBSTA closing plenaries took place in the …

HELIO International: Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment

October 2013 Monitoring Progress on Energy and Ecodevelopment Choosing energy without jeopardising peace According to Helene Connor, founder of HELIO International, a cleaner, more equitable energy system is well underway. The energy transition is poised to bring local benefits and promote more peaceful international relations, in comparison to the status …

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt

How Science Is Telling Us All To Revolt by Naomi Klein Waste land: large-scale irrigation strips nutrients from the soil, scars the landscape and could alter climactic conditions beyond repair. Image: Edward Burtynsky, courtesy Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto/ Flowers, London, Pivot Irrigation #11 High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA (2011) In December 2012, …

If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving?

Ethical Markets Editor , Hazel Henderson , serves on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Advisory Board for Latin America If CEOs hold the key to climate change, why aren’t they driving? By William Brent GreenBiz.com/blog, September 20, 2013 About two thirds of chief executives – 67 percent – believe that business is …

Climate Change’s Silver Bullet? Our Interview With One Of The World’s Top Geoengineering Scholars

Climate Change’s Silver Bullet? Our Interview With One Of The World’s Top Geoengineering Scholars By Ari Phillips on ClimateProgress blog September 6, 2013 at 1:10 pm MELBOURNE, Australia — Since coming to Australia almost two months ago I’ve heard about Clive Hamilton in the process of reporting just about every …

IDB: Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development

June 18, 2013 – Webstories Latin American public banks show strong potential to help address climate change and foster productive development Public development banks represent 10 percent of lending in Latin America and the Caribbean Public Development Banks (PDBs) in Latin America and the Caribbean provide more than $700 billion in …