OECD develops standards to beat 'impact washing'
A set of Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development has been published by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN Development Programme (UNDP).
Co-chairs confirmed for TNFD working group
Three co-chairs have been nominated to lead the Informal Working Group (IWG) that is tasked with launching a work plan for the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD):
Latest GCF meeting commits $266.9m across 10 projects
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has agreed to invest $266.9 million in 10 more projects in emerging markets. Alongside co-financing, the commitments will see over $1.4 billion invested for low-emission, climate-resilient development.
Practical guide to help companies report on their impact on SDGs released
Companies should report their negative impacts on the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as their positive impacts, according to new guidelines.
Green Climate Fund commits extra $1bn to developing nations
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is to provide an additional $1.09 billion for climate mitigation and adaptation projects as it says it is ready to "shift gear" in helping developing countries hit climate goals.
Green bonds round up, 22 March 2017
French rail operator SNCF Reseau is gearing up to issue its second green bond.
Green Climate Fund approves $315m of projects - but misses target
The Green Climate Fund has approved a further $315.2 million of funding for projects at its latest board meeting, but has fallen short of its target for the year.