This report has two objectives: to contribute to policymakers’ understanding of the factors that institutional investors consider when investing in areas such as renewable energy and energy efficiency, and to set out what institutional investors see as ‘investment-grade’ climate change and clean energy policy that would support significant low c
This publication, “Sharing Solutions: Transatlantic Cooperation for a Low-Carbon Economy”, highlights the main lessons on how to build a clean economy despite economic and political challenges through transatlantic dialogue.
The focus on climate compatible development (CCD) as an aim for development in a changing climate reflects a growing recognition that mitigation, adaptation and development need to be tackled together, not as separate issues.
The 2011 edition of the annual CDP Global 500 report examines the carbon reduction activities at the world’s largest public corporations. Low carbon growth is now widely accepted as fundamental to generating long term shareholder value, avoiding dangerous climate change and helping the global economy recover from recent turmoil.
This paper offers a strategic framework for policymakers seeking to capitalize on the low-carbon transition. The first section presents innovation as a key strategy to achieve economic development, energy, and environmental goals.
This collection of papers aims to contribute to an improved understanding of the role and practice of SEZs in developing countries, in order to better equip policy makers in planning and implementing SEZ programs.
This overview highlights the main findings of Energy Intensive Sectors of the Indian Economy: Path to Low Carbon Development, a study specifically requested by the Government of India to help identify low carbon growth opportunities for India and contribute to global climate change mitigation.
The financial resources involved in a shift to a low-emission climate-resilient economy are daunting but not impossible to achieve. The key challenge however of financing the transition towards a low-emission society is to redirect existing and planned capital flows from traditional high-carbon to low-emission and climate-resilient investments.