All pages with keywords: investment

Financing the climate change triple jump: how to align capital with a 1.5°C world

a commentary by Nick Robins 6 November, 2018

The global financial system needs to undertake its own transition, to play its role in limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. Nick Robins identifies three ‘leaps’ for banks, capital markets, insurers and investors to take. read more »

The time to invest in energy access is now

Commentary 19 September, 2018

By Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All  Delays in closing the energy access … read more »

The just transition: the emerging agenda for Europe’s investors

a commentary by Nick Robins, William Irwin 9 August, 2018

2018 is turning out to be the year of the “just transition”. In December, the UN’s annual climate conference, COP24, will be held in Katowice in the heart of Silesia’s … read more »

The mythical peril of divesting from fossil fuels

Commentary 13 June, 2018

Published as part of our Sustainable Finance Leadership Series By Jeremy Grantham, Co-Founder, Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment I have met more investment committees than I care … read more »

Investing in a just transition: Why investors need to integrate a social dimension into their climate strategies and how they could take action

a policy publication by Nick Robins, Vonda Brunsting, David Wood 1 June, 2018

This discussion paper explores why investors should contribute to the ‘just transition’ as the world’s economy decarbonises, and how they can do so. It is the first output of the … read more »

China, the world and the next decade: better growth, better climate

a policy publication by Ehtisham Ahmad, Isabella Neuweg, Nicholas Stern 26 April, 2018

This paper argues that China’s agenda of internal reform towards strong, clean and inclusive growth is heavily linked to its actions in its major trading partner countries, especially those associated with the Belt and Road Initiative. read more »