Claire Willers, The Gold Standard Foundation
We are seeking input and comments on the framework for our Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Programme, through which cities can develop, audit and verify urban programmes in order to catalyse and scale up currently missing investment.
The Green Climate Fund and other tools for unlocking private sector finance for REDD+
UN Climate Change Conference Dec 2014 (COP 20) – Official Side Event
05 Dec 2014 18:30 - 20:00
Venue: Caral Room (130)
Incentivising the flow of large scale private sector finance from 2015 – 2020 and beyond is critical if catastrophic climate change is to be avoided, deforestation reduction targets are to be met, and global warming is to be kept below 2 degrees Celsius.
CMIA organised an event around the Green Climate Fund. The event was recorded and the audiofile is available below. The main topics were:
Sustainable Business Australia, SBA
The Direct Action plan short changes Australia from the long term benefits of innovation and investment that business solutions can bring to addressing the challenge of arresting dangerous climate change, according to Sustainable Business Australia (SBA).
Australian Government, Clean Energy Regulators
The Emissions Reduction Fund legislation has been passed by the Senate. Chloe Munro, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Clean Energy Regulator, has released the following statement.
Carbon Tracker Initiative
A baseline survey of climate disclosures by fossil fuel companies
To view the brief and download CTI's report, please click here.Read more
Dear Heads of State and Government of the European Union,
Our 57 companies, funds and associations represent more than 4.5 million employees worldwide. We each acknowledge responsibility for a sustainable economic future for Europe.
Nexus Carbon for Development
Measuring and Valuing Co-benefits, Singapore, 11-12 November
Nexus Carbon for Development and The Gold Standard Foundation are pleased to announce their Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development Conference (IFSD) on measuring and valuing co-benefits
Amal-Lee Amin, E3G
A new consensus on the role of public and private funding for climate change emerged this week, but more cash is needed.
For full article, please see here.
Carbon Tracker Initiative
28 October, 5:30pm, Norton Rose Fulbright, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ
Fossil fuels have been crucial in the development of modern civilisation, but, if we wish to halt global warming, we know that we cannot burn all the fossil fuel resources we have found.
by The World Bank
CMIA encourages individual companies to sign up here
Climate change poses one of the greatest global challenges and threatens to roll back decades of development and prosperity.
Please see here a useful synopsis of key dates between now and COP21 Paris 2015.Read more