This compendium of five case studies describes how the goals can be woven into the various stages of the investment cycle - as well as investors’ motivations for doing so, advice for other investors, and outlook for the industry.
Global Climate Action Summit and Principles for Responsible Investment covered many of the climate risks and opportunities relevant to business and investment. Three crucial topics were disclosure, accounting and targets.
Given the recent growth of the green bond market, a renewed examination of the relationship between environmental advocacy organizations, investors, and the fixed income space — both green and vanilla — seems appropriate.
The Green Bond Market is seen as a financing tool for carbon-free and environmentally friendly infrastructure and capital-improvement projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
Mark Berry, forest program director at The Nature Conservancy in Maine, said the organization's vast forestland holdings could benefit from businesses hoping to offset their carbon footprints, opening “new ways to blend conservation and the timber economy.”
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development
An event titled, ’30×30 Forests, Food, and Land Challenge: Bending the curve on forest loss,’ convened on the margins of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) to discuss the intersection of land use, food systems and climate change.