FAIRR calls on G20 to align agricultural subsidies with climate goals
A coalition of 32 investors managing £5.7 trillion ($7.3 trillion) has urged G20 countries to better align their agricultural subsidies with their climate goals.
G20 to create SDG investment framework
G20 countries vow to align public-private finance on biodiversity
G20 leaders have vowed to align public and private financial flows on biodiversity, in a bid to halt and reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
Infrastructure key to hitting net-zero
Sustainable infrastructure investments are growing, but not quickly enough, Henri Blas tells Genevieve Redgrave
FAIRR asks G20 to set agricultural emissions targets in NDCs
The FAIRR Initiative has asked the G20 nations to set targets for reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in agriculture
G20 begins talks for sustainable finance roadmap
Discussions on the development of a 'multi-year G20 roadmap for sustainable finance' began last week, marking the start of what could become a cornerstone of global policy strategy to manage sustainability issues including climate change.
Economic case for ESG investing is valid, says Swiss Re
Insurance giant Swiss Re, which in July 2017 committed to using benchmarks based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, rather than market-capitalisation, has concluded that "the economic case for ESG investing is a valid one."
Investors with $15trn in AUM call on global governments to implement Paris Agreement
Investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have written to the governments of G7 and G20 countries calling on them to support and implement the commitments of the Paris Agreement, to limit global temperature increase to less than 2°C.
UNEP FI and G20 create investor toolkit on energy efficiency
The UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the G20 have partnered to create a tool to help investors identify opportunities in the energy efficiency market.