How can Sovereign Wealth Funds be encouraged to go green?

Environmental investments make up just 1% of the assets of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). As these public institutional investors have the capacity to deploy enormous capital to green long-term investments, how can they be encouraged to join – and lead – the...
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Reengaging finance ministers in the fight against climate change

This blog post by Miria Pigato discusses the central role of finance ministers in implementing country commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement. Read the full blog post on the World Bank...
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A popular pasture tax? Saving Mongolia’s valuable grasslands from crisis

17 May 2018 - Reducing livestock numbers and increasing the health and resilience of herds is the key to conserving Mongolia's grasslands. An initiative to reform an outdated and non-operational tax system for collecting fees from livestock owners is gaining traction...
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Call for Papers: Trade impacts of fossil fuel subsidies

The Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI) of the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (IHEID) are convening a conference...
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Carbon Pricing: The Business Case for Low-Carbon Innovation

2 May 2018 - Pricing carbon risk provides a strategic link between environmental and financial performance, strengthening the business case for proactively mitigating climate-related risks. Read the full article on the CPLC...
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