3rd World Bank Tax Conference: New Tax Instruments

Online

The 3rd World Bank Tax Conference will bring together leading researchers and policy makers to discuss recent research on new tax instruments, including carbon taxes and other environmental taxes, taxes on the digital economy, and novel sin taxes such as taxes on carbonated drinks.

How Green Bonds Are Financing Sustainable Development

Online

The panel will delve into the opportunities, challenges and the broad potential of green bonds for driving forward sustainable development in advance of the climate finance and biodiversity discussions planned for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).

OECD Forum on Green Finance and Investment

Online

This pioneering annual event convenes leading actors across the green finance community to help catalyse and support the transition to a green, low-emissions and climate-resilient global economy.

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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