In this podcast, Zoe Knight, Managing Director and Group Head, HSBC Centre of Sustainable Finance, will discuss the global sustainable finance agenda and the growing focus on transition finance in
In this podcast, Raf Hussain (Global Head of Strategic Planning and Stress Testing at HSBC) and Ben Carr (Analytics and Capital Modelling Director at Aviva) discuss an important area of
Italian government considering support for international fossil fuel projects that would emit 3.5 times Italy’s annual emissions, despite major climate promise
Despite pledging to stop international financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of 2022, new analysis by Oil Change International shows that the Italian Government is continuing to actively consider financing
Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies 2021: Time for renewed support to clean energy (IISD, GSI and CEEW)
This report examines how the Government of India has used subsidies to support the various energy sectors in India since announcing its renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022,
Ready-to-go renewable energy projects can provide emissions reduction, jobs and economic growth. With the right policy levers, areas in most need of jobs and growth can be winners in the green recovery.
This report models the climate change mitigation potential of fossil fuel subsidy reform across 32 countries. The results show how much greenhouse gas emissions—both in per cent as well as in absolute terms—countries can save by 2030.
Over the past decade, India transitioned from high transport fuel subsidies to relatively high taxes, delivering significant revenue that most recently have funded the country’s COVID-19 response. Indonesia’s transport fuel
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the many fragilities of our economies, and deepened existing inequalities, while highlighting the need for resilience, innovation, and cooperation in our societies. The immediate priority
Fossil fuels subsidies impede sustainable development, drain national budgets and divert resources from other priorities such as health and education. In addition, they undermine public health and social welfare, driving