Finding ways to manage and reduce emissions has not been on the forefront of the agendas of European industrials and utilities in the past decades – but this is starting to change. James Atkins and Marc Falguera von Niessen at emissions trading specialist Vertis, reflect on the company’s 20 years in business
Green warehouses – which use a variety of climate-friendly approaches to reduce energy use and waste – are set to play a very significant role in both the greening of Asia's building and also in green finance.
Green bond issuance should skyrocket over the next few years in the Asia-Pacific region, and this trend will be significantly driven by the construction of green buildings, according to projections from the IFC.
Latin American green bond issuance has been hesitant in 2018. The green agenda is very much intact, however, and market participants expect a pick-up when market conditions improve, explains Keith Mullin.
Decision-makers with responsibility for capital need to make bold, upfront investments in innovative sustainability solutions to limit climate change. An improved understanding of physical climate risks can help make this 'strategy overhaul' happen
Only a fraction of global climate finance is reaching European cities despite their crucial role in decarbonising the economy. Developing a bankable project pipeline and new finance solutions replicable across cities is key to meet the enormous need for sustainable infrastructure