GGKP Knowledge Update | April 2019

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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 early first-hand experiences with the application of the tool at a recent event in Geneva. Read more about the event: SAVi Makes the Case for Sustainable Infrastructure

Learn more about SAVi:

Promoting Sustainability, One Infrastructure Investment at a Time

The Sustainable Asset Valuation Tool (SAVi) – Q&A with Oshani Perera 

Visit the IISD’s Sustainable Infrastructure Finance Portal for the latest news, insights, research, and tools on the financing of sustainable infrastructure. 

Access 44 research papers on key themes around sustainable infrastructure from the GGKP’s Fifth Annual Conference (2017) at:

New Research
Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Sustainable Infrastructure

The OECD, UN Environment, and the World Bank have released “Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Sustainable Infrastructure“. The report focuses on how governments can move beyond the current incremental approach to climate action and more effectively align financial flows with climate and development priorities. It explores six transformative areas that will be critical to align financial flows with low-emission and resilient societies (planning, innovation, public budgeting, financial systems, development finance, and cities), and looks at how rapid socio-economic and technological developments, such as digitalisation, can open new pathways to low-emission, resilient futures. The report is complemented by a set of policy highlights. This report was produced in the context of the joint OECD, UN Environment, and World Bank initiative, “Financing Climate Futures: Rethinking Infrastructure

Read the report