PRI Digital Conference

Online

This October, the PRI will bring together investors, policymakers and other sustainable finance stakeholders from around the world for an online exchange of views and ideas.

A Peek into Training: The Macroeconomics of Climate Change

Online

On April 19 at 3pm ET, International Monetary Fund First Deputy Managing Director Gita Gopinath and economists Chen Chen (from GFPN) and Irene Yackovlev will introduce the new IMF course on the Macroeconomics of Climate Change.

UNEP-UNECE SDG Indicator 12.C.1 Online Training

High-level presentation and technical training workshop on Indicator 12.c.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals  Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)  and as a proportion of total national expenditure on fossil fuels 23-24-25 May 2022, 09.00 – 12.00 Geneva time (CEST/GMT +2 hours)   The scale and impact of fossil fuel subsidies imply challenges and opportunities …

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UNEP-UN ESCAP SDG Indicator 12.C.1 Online Training for the Asia region

High-level presentation and technical training workshop on Indicator 12.c.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)  1-3 June 2022, 2.00pm – 4.00pm Bangkok time (GMT +7 hours) The scale and impact of fossil fuel subsidies imply challenges and opportunities on the path to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The use of …

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Shifting Taxes in order to Achieve Green Goals

Bruegel Rue de la Charite 33,, Brussels

How could shifting the tax burden from labour to pollution and resources help the EU reach its climate goals? Taxation is a key component to fulfilling the EU’s climate goals. To reduce carbon emissions, and achieve a sustainable economy more generally, incentives have to be in alignment with green policy objectives. One of the ways …

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UNEP-UN ESCAP SDG Indicator 12.c.1 Online Training for the Pacific region

Online

Technical training workshop on Indicator 12.c.1 of the Sustainable Development Goals Amount of fossil-fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)  27 September 2022, 8am – 9.30am Bangkok time (GMT +7 hours) 28 September 2022, 8am – 10am Bangkok time (GMT +7 hours) The scale and impact of fossil fuel subsidies imply challenges and opportunities on the path to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). …

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COP 27 Side Event | Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the SDGs: Increasing transparency in times of high energy prices

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Fossil fuel subsidies have many negative economic, social, and environmental consequences. Under SDG 12, United Nations member states committed to rationalize inefficient fossil fuel subsidies. To measure progress on this target, SDG indicator 12.c.1 tracks the global size of fossil fuel subsidies, primarily using data provided by international organizations. Despite being classified as a Tier …

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Tracking climate-consistent finance flows

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How much progress are we making on the third long-term goal of the Paris Agreement? Article 2.1(c) seeks to make finance flows ‘consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate-resilient development’. Some countries are making huge strides towards ensuring that their finance flows are Paris-aligned. However, little is known about collective …

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