Setting the scene for Climate Innovation Summit 2018: Mission Finance

No more excuses: Financing 1.5C

The financial sector must play a critical enabling role to limit global warming to below 1.5 degrees. Investors need to quickly overhaul their strategies for climate change be halted in just over a decade, and there are already tools and solutions available to help investors align with this goal, finds Environmental Finance

Investor framework launched for 1.5C-compatible investments

Investors ranging from pension funds to multilaterals are looking to quantify the impact of their emissions-saving investments by using a new investment framework. Dennis Pamlin of Mission Innovation explains why the tool can help significantly accelerate the low-carbon transition

Europe's moment to lead on green financial centres

Europe's financial centres are teaming up to mobilise the vast sums of capital needed to meet global climate targets. Under a new Europe-wide initiative, green financial centres are aiming to significantly accelerate the shift to sustainable finance.

Rewiring finance through climate innovation

The financial system needs to be reshaped to trigger the investments needed to address climate change, says Kirsten Dunlop, CEO of EIT Climate-KIC, and innovation is crucial to bringing sustainable finance to the next level.

Q&A with Mariana Mazzucato

Addressing sustainable infrastructure bottlenecks

Finding finance solutions for complex climate challenges

Sustainable Finance

The anatomy of a taxonomy

The anatomy of a taxonomy

The European Commission has a highly ambitious target – to develop a taxonomy to define what is green and act as a compass for sustainable finance. But there's a long and rocky road ahead for this controversial initiative, find Nick Roumpis and Peter Cripps

Could blockchain save the planet?

Could blockchain save the planet?

Cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, are notoriously energy-intensive. But the blockchain technology they rely on could give a boost to environmental markets, experts believe. Graham Cooper reports.

An action plan for sustainable finance

An action plan for sustainable finance

The European Commission in March launched an ambitious action plan it hopes will catapult the European Union (EU) into the position of global leader for sustainable finance. Nick Roumpis reports

Will TCFD boost demand for weather hedging?

Will TCFD boost demand for weather hedging?

Growing pressure on companies and investors to disclose the potential impact of climate-change could lead to more use of weather risk management contracts, some analysts believe. Graham Cooper reports

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