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Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance
Developing Countries Show World Way Forward on Green Finance 18/07/2016

Developing countries embrace green finance policies as part of wider effort to finance the real economy and meet social, economic and environmental needs Green finance policies inspired by new model ...

Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation
Climate Change Response Requires Finance, Cooperation and Participation 01/07/2016

High-level session closes productive Africa Carbon Forum 2016

Green Climate Fund Injects over $20 Million into UNEP-Backed Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change in The Gambia
Green Climate Fund Injects over $20 Million into UNEP-Backed Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change in The Gambia 01/07/2016

The unprecedented project will generate cash returns of at least $77.5 million

Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme
Former Norwegian Minister Erik Solheim Takes Reins at UN Environment Programme 27/06/2016

Solheim pledges to tackle major environmental issues such as ocean and air pollution, climate change, and nexus between conflict, migration and the environment

Credit Ratings Embrace More Systematic Consideration of Environmental and Social Governance
Credit Ratings Embrace More Systematic Consideration of Environmental and Social Governance 26/05/2016

Strong support from fixed income investors fuels momentum

Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050
Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050 10/05/2016

UNEP's Adaptation Finance Gap Report: Failure to cut emissions will dramatically increase the annual costs of adaptation, which could be up to five times higher by 2050 than previously thought.

Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment
Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment 09/05/2016

An event co-organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations Environment Programme Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry) ...

UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly
UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly 09/05/2016

Strathmore Business School's Green Building hosts a public lecture on "Green Pathways towards a Sustainable Future"

New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance
New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance 30/04/2016

The report profiles the actions that have been taken to advance environmental and social factors as a core part of India's banking, capital markets, investment and insurance sectors.

Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future
Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future 20/04/2016

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana
UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana 20/04/2016

West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife
Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife 19/04/2016

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent

Harnessing Africa's Rich Natural Capital Tops Agenda at High-level African Conference on the Environment in Preparation for UN Environment Assembly
Harnessing Africa's Rich Natural Capital Tops Agenda at High-level African Conference on the Environment in Preparation for UN Environment Assembly 15/04/2016

Sustainable use of Africa's natural capital could result in savings of up to $103 billion every year and drive Africa's economic growth.

Media Alert: UNFCCC Secretariat and Earth Day Network Launch Campaign to Mark Signing of Paris Agreement and to Celebrate Earth Day on 22 April
Media Alert: UNFCCC Secretariat and Earth Day Network Launch Campaign to Mark Signing of Paris Agreement and to Celebrate Earth Day on 22 April 06/04/2016

The link between the Paris Agreement and trees is clear-forests will be key allies for combating climate change and meeting the long term goal of restoring the ecological balance of planet Earth by t ...

A Blow for Coal, a Boom for Solar
A Blow for Coal, a Boom for Solar 24/03/2016

India's Supreme Court Ruling puts the country on a green energy path

UNEP Inaugurates New Offices in Paris
UNEP Inaugurates New Offices in Paris 22/03/2016

UNEP's new offices in Paris