All pages with keywords: private sector

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen, Victoria Druce 16 May, 2018

A new report from the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) warns of a ‘dramatic and worrying collapse’ in green investment in the UK, which is at a 10-year low. This … read more »


Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

Enabling private sector adaptation in developing countries and their semi-arid regions – case studies of Senegal and Kenya

a working paper by Florence Crick, Mamadou Diop, Momadou Sow, Birame Diouf, Babacar Diouf, Joseph Muhwanga, Muna Dajani 16 December, 2016

Climate change poses increasing risks to economic growth and development efforts across the world. Semi-arid regions (SARs) are one of the hotpots that have been identified by the Intergovernmental Panel … read more »


Understanding the demand for REDD+ credits

Understanding the demand for REDD+ credits

a research article by Tim Laing, Luca Taschini, Charles Palmer 24 June, 2016

Laing, Timothy, Taschini, Luca and Palmer, Charles (2016). In: Environmental Conservation


Demand for offsetting and insetting in the EU Emissions Trading System

a working paper by Misato Sato, Marta Ciszewska, Tim Laing 18 May, 2016

International carbon offsetting can help reduce compliance costs in emissions trading schemes and at the same time support carbon mitigation projects in developing countries. A surprising observation from the European … read more »


Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work program

Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work program

a research article by Swenja Surminski, Jillian Eldridge 21 September, 2015

This paper presents evidence of current engagement and expectations, from official submissions to the UNFCCC, L&D literature, and relates this to experiences from the fields of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA). read more »


Understanding the demand for REDD+ credits

a working paper by Tim Laing, Luca Taschini, Charles Palmer, Wolf Heinrich Reuter, Sabine Fuss, Johanna Wehkamp 27 May, 2015

REDD (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation), broadened to REDD+, has recently emerged as a potentially important component of the global policy mix to mitigate climate change. In this … read more »


Are corporate carbon management practices reducing corporate carbon emissions?

Are corporate carbon management practices reducing corporate carbon emissions?

a research article by Baran Doda, Caterina Gennaioli, Andy Gouldson, David Grover, Rory Sullivan 2 February, 2015

This paper is the first large scale, quantitative study of the impact of corporate carbon management practices on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Using data for 2009 and 2010 from the Carbon Disclosure Project survey, we find little compelling evidence that commonly adopted management practices are reducing emissions. read more »


Mobilising private-sector engagement in LEDS and NAMAs

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova 12 June, 2014

Lessons learned from UNDP’s low emission capacity building programme read more »


Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work programme

Observations on the role of the private sector in the UNFCCC’s loss and damage of climate change work programme

a working paper by Swenja Surminski, Jillian Eldridge 1 December, 2013

Private sector engagement, particularly in relation to public policy based action and strategy, has become a buzz word in most policy areas, but this is often … read more »


The roles of public and private actors in the governance of adaptation: the case of agricultural insurance in India

The roles of public and private actors in the governance of adaptation: the case of agricultural insurance in India

a working paper by Swenja Surminski 1 September, 2012

Climate change adaptation is an increasingly important field and will involve a range of actors from national governments to private companies, communities and households. There is … read more »