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Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Framework - Open for Consultation


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.

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COP20 CMIA-GCP joint event - 05 Dec 2014 6:30 - 8:00pm, room Caral


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.

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Armstrong Asset Management EnergEyes on South East Asia - December 2014


by Andrew Affleck, Armstrong Asset Management

Please follow this link to view the newsletter

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GCF Event - 3rd November 2014 - audiofile available


CMIA organised an event around the Green Climate Fund. The event was recorded and the audiofile is available below. The main topics were:

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Direct Action is a short term ‘solution’ missing Australia’s long term opportunity


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).

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Emissions Reduction Fund one step closer


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.

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CMIA Press release


2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework: OK for today but investors need more clarity

The CMIA welcomes the "Conclusions on 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework" published as the outcome of the European Council meeting last week. That the European Council agreed ambitious post 2020 targets, is a landmark achievement.

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Recognising Risk, Perpetuating Uncertainty


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.

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2030 European Council business letter


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.

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Innovative Finance for Sustainable Development event


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

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What did Ban Ki-moon’s summit deliver on climate finance?


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.



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What does ‘unburnable carbon’ really mean?


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.

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World Bank carbon pricing statement


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.

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The Climate Calendar for 2014-2015


Please see here a useful synopsis of key dates between now and COP21 Paris 2015.

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