All pages with keywords: sustainability

Argentina must protect its natural capital to reduce its credit risk, say the London School of Economics and Political Science and Planet Tracker (In Spanish)

Press release 5 February, 2020

Argentina debe proteger su capital natural para reducir su riesgo crediticio, dicen la Escuela de Economía y Ciencias Políticas de Londres y Planet Tracker Informe colaborativo calcula la exposición fiscal … read more »


Countries must protect their natural capital or face increased sovereign credit risk, say London School of Economics and Planet Tracker

Press release 5 February, 2020

Joint report provides first framework for factoring natural capital risk into sovereign debt analysis London, 5th February 2020: The dependence of a country’s sovereign bonds on the management of its … read more »


New study shows that more than a third of Brazil’s sovereign bonds will be impacted by stricter environmental guidelines in the 2020s (In Portugese)

Press release 5 February, 2020

Novo estudo mostra que mais de um terço dos títulos soberanos do Brasil serão impactados por diretrizes ambientais mais rígidas na década de 2020 O primeiro estudo sobre a relação … read more »


Mind over matter – how expectations generate sustainable wealth

Mind over matter – how expectations generate sustainable wealth

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 19 March, 2019

Dimitri Zenghelis writes on how our expectations of the future shape the world and how we generate wealth, and determine whether and how we meet our climate and sustainability targets. read more »


Climate information needs in Southern Africa: a review

Climate information needs in Southern Africa: a review

a working paper by Daleen Lötter, Claire Davis, Emma Archer van Garderen, Katharine Vincent, Joanna Pardoe, Mark Tadross, Willem Landman, Sabine Stuart-Hill, Graham Jewitt 2 July, 2018

There are currently challenges to generating climate services relating both to the supply of climate science and its application. This paper from the UMFULA project reviews the current availability of climate information in Southern Africa and assesses the requirements of a variety of end users in the region, highlighting the importance of creating user-tailored climate services. read more »


The roles of financial institutions and finance ministries in delivering the Paris Agreement on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 29 November, 2016

This commentary is based on presentations made at the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which took place in Marrakech Morocco between 7 and 18 November 2016. read more »


Public lecture | Ecosystem services and poverty alleviation

Public Lecture 2 Feb 2016

Department of Geography and Environment and Grantham Research Institute public lecture Introduced and chaired by Professor Giles Atkinson When and how do ecosystem services contribute to poverty alleviation in developing … read more »


Climate resilience and economic resilience go hand in hand

Climate resilience and economic resilience go hand in hand

a commentary by Adriana Kocornik-Mina, Sam Fankhauser 23 September, 2015

Developing countries should tackle the twin opportunities of climate resilience and economic resilience together argue Adriana Kocornik-Mina and Samuel Fankhauser. read more »


Brief Communication: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – success or warning sign for Paris?

Brief Communication: Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction – success or warning sign for Paris?

a research article by Swenja Surminski 16 June, 2015

In March 2015, a new international blueprint for disaster risk reduction (DRR) has been adopted in Sendai, Japan, at the end of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk … read more »


Assessing the Relationship Between Human Well-being and Ecosystem Services: A Review of Frameworks

Assessing the Relationship Between Human Well-being and Ecosystem Services: A Review of Frameworks

a research article by Matthew Agarwala, Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato 21 April, 2015

Focusing on the most impoverished populations, we critically review and synthesise key themes from dominant frameworks for assessing the relationship between well-being and ecosystem services in developing countries. This requires … read more »