climate change investment News

  • The changing climate of investment

    Bio-diversity, climate change, social responsibility, and ecorestoration are not words normally associated with decision-making in the corridors of power in the international finance and investment community. But increasingly there are signs of a greater engagement to mobilize private finance and capital markets in support sustainable development. Paul Clements-Hunt, Head of the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Investment managers lagging on climate change

    Although there is overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is underway and governments are imposing regulations to curb greenhouse gases, the vast majority of the world's largest investment managers are not factoring climate-related trends into their short- and long-term investment decision-making, the result being significant 'hidden risks' in the trillions of dollars of investment ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Measuring the investment risks of climate change

    New Carbon Strategy Indices for Australia, Europe and Japan have been launched by global index provider the FTSE Group, in partnership with the Carbon Disclosure Project and ENDS Carbon. The indices are designed to help investors reduce the long-term investment risks associated with climate change and related regulation in these markets. David Harris, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Unfinished business on climate change investment funds

    This week’s first-ever CIF Partnership Forum must ensure that new Clean Technology Funds will help developing countries quickly transition to zero-carbon technologies. Climate change will take center stage at this week’s Annual Meetings of the World Bank group and the IMF, as the Board of Governors approve the Bank’s Strategic Framework for Climate Change and Development (SFCCD). Ten countries so ...

  • Climate Change – What are the investment risks and opportunities?

    A new report from Mercer modelling the potential impact of climate change on investments, has found investors cannot ignore the implications for investment returns. The research reveals investors can manage the risk most effectively by looking ‘under the hood’ of their portfolios and factoring climate change into their risk modelling, which requires a significant behavioral shift for ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Capital Network launches global market for climate change investments

    Today sees the official launch of a global network mobilizing and accelerating investments to tackle climate change at www.climatecapital.net. Climate Capital Network™ will attract and facilitate massive capital flow from investors and philanthropists, to ventures and projects that mitigate and compensate greenhouse gases (GHG) globally. Michael Mathres, Partner & Co-Founder says: “The Kyoto ...


    By Climate Capital Network

  • Global investor groups publish guidance on investing in solutions to address climate change

    The four investor groups on climate change have today published a guide outlining a range of strategies and solutions investors can use to address climate change, including low carbon investment, managing and reducing carbon exposure in portfolios, and engagement, as investors around the world work to scale up their efforts to invest in clean energy and ...


    By Ceres

  • Pall to Participate at Citi Climate Change & Water Investment Conference

    Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL), a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, announced today that Jeffrey M. Seibert, president, Pall Water Processing, will participate as an expert ...


    By Pall Corporation

  • Newsbyte: SAP Invests in Livelihoods Funds to Fight Climate Change and Poverty

    SAP NEWSBYTE — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it will join the Livelihoods Fund with an investment of EUR 3 million. The Livelihoods Fund is a carbon investment fund organized as an ...


    By SAP SE

  • Federal government to invest $400 million for international climate change efforts

    The government of Canada is to invest $400 million as the 2010 portion of Canada"s financing promised by developed countries under the Copenhagen Accord. "This is an important announcement for Canada and for the global community," said Minister Prentice. "Through this investment, we are working to help developing countries reduce their emissions and adapt to the effects of climate change." ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brazil & IDB to promote investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate change

    The Manager of the Inter-American Development Bank Infrastructure Department, Roberto Vellutini, and the President of the Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais S.A. (BDMG), Paulo de Tarso Almeida Paiva, today signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to promote investments in renewable energy, biofuels, carbon financing, energy efficiency and climate change in Latin America and the ...

  • Increased investment needed to predict climate change, says WMO

    Climate change is already having negative impact on our planet, a reality that requires more investment in climate predictions, monitoring and scientific research for developing adaptation measures to respond to the natural and economic risks associated with climate change, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Decision-makers must not only invest in programmes that mitigate ...

  • Fighting climate change

    Due to global climate changes we experience excessive rain, long periods of drought, heat, flash flooding and landslides, which can cause severe problems to nature, populated areas and ultimately also to humans. Pipelife already faces these problems by providing different solutions to limit the effects of such events and is now happy to announce extending its waste- and rainwater management ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • What’s the future of the climate investment funds?

    The committees governing the $7 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) – the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) – will meet in Istanbul this week. ...

  • Financing the climate for change

    Seed Capital Assistance Facility helping investors provide early stage financing to clean energy entrepreneurs in the developing world. The United Nations Environment Programme, the Asian Development Bank, the African Development Bank and the Global Environment Facility have launched a Seed Capital Assistance Facility (SCAF) to help stimulate renewable energy and energy efficiency ventures in the ...

  • Foreign Secretary on Climate Change

    Under this Coalition government, the Foreign Office has a renewed sense of mission. It is a mission to promote Britain’s national interest, while tirelessly working for a world which is more secure, more stable, more free and more prosperous. In no area is this more relevant than the fight against climate change. Today ministers from more than 20 countries will meet in London with the goal ...

  • Advancing the science of climate change

    A strong, credible body of scientific evidence shows that climate change is occurring, is caused largely by human activities, and poses significant risks for a broad range of human and natural systems. As decision makers respond to these risks, the nation"s scientific enterprise can contribute both by continuing to improve understanding of the causes and consequences of climate change, and by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Building the climate change regime

    Launch of New Paper Building the Climate Change Regime: Survey and Analysis of Approaches A month from now, countries will gather in Durban, South Africa to try to reach agreement on an ambitious programme for tackling climate change. The world’s aggregate level of effort on climate change mitigation is not in line with the science. In a call to do more, the ...

  • Water and climate change

    Water and climate change is one of the standing issues being discussed at this year’s World Water Week, whose focus is on sanitation in response to the UN International Year of Sanitation. Vahid Alavian, World Bank water adviser, is attending the conference and will report on progress and preliminary findings of a two-year Bank study on water and climate change. Worldbank.org talked with Alavian ...


    By The World Bank

  • Canada’s climate change plans

    Although a national climate change strategy for Canada is still being developed, every province and territory has initiated plans of their own to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This article summarizes the stated climate change policies of Canada’s top 5 greenhouse gas emitting provinces, and offers a comment on the implications of these initiatives for an eventual National Climate Change ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you