SIDE EVENT – 6 June 2013 (Bonn, Germany) – Monitoring the Impact and Effectiveness of Climate Finance.WRI and the Overseas Development Institute are pleased to invite you to a special side event that will feature recent work focusing on various aspects of monitoring climate change finance in both developed and developing countries. RSVP by June 4. Read more >>>
DISCUSSION – 13 June 2013 (Washington, DC) – An informal discussion with Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen. Join WRI and Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen, for an informal discussion on Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI). NICFI supports the international REDD+ agenda and includes large-scale partnerships with Brazil, Guyana, Indonesia, and Tanzania. Read more >>>
Turning Climate Action Into a Reality. Richard Lagos, former president of Chile and member of the high-level advisory panel for the Climate Justice Dialogue, explains that, “Climate justice requires us to acknowledge our responsibility and then orient ourselves towards a new kind of future, one that is hopeful and filled with opportunity.” Read more >>> | Share:
Step-By-Step Guidance on Corporate Water Disclosure. Investors need to understand a wide variety of business and market risks facing the companies in which they invest. In the 21st century, that includes water risks. WRI has aligned our Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas with the CDP 2013 Water Disclosure Questionnaire, due June 27th. Read more >>> | Share:
On May 28, Andrew Steer took part in a meeting of the Executive Committee of the U.N.’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) . Andrew and other committee members discussed working plans to achieve three key objectives by 2030: ensure universal access to modern energy services, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, and double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.
Last week, Andrew Steer presented on climate investment and forests at a global investor conference in Singapore and met with the organizers of theWorld Cities Summit, the world’s leading urban development conference. Afterward Andrew visited WRI’s office in Indonesia and met with the Minister of National Development Planning, the Minister of Forestry, and others.