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UK Global Hub for Green Finance, New UNEP Report Says
UK Global Hub for Green Finance, New UNEP Report Says 14/01/2016

Report Profiles UK's Efforts to Build Sustainable Financial System

UN Environment Programme Chief Heralds Paris Agreement
UN Environment Programme Chief Heralds Paris Agreement 12/12/2015

Statement by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner

Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry Launch Green Bond Policy Report 'Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector'
Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry Launch Green Bond Policy Report 'Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector' 09/12/2015

"The potential opportunity of the green bond market has caught policy makers' attention." - Nick Robins, Co-Director of the UNEP Inquiry

Norway and UNEP sign $10 Million Programme Cooperation Agreement
Norway and UNEP sign $10 Million Programme Cooperation Agreement 07/12/2015

On the margins of COP21, Mr. Steiner met with Børge Brende at the Norwegian Embassy in Paris to sign the agreement and discuss the process of negotiations at the climate conference.

Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020
Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020 07/12/2015

First Report of 1 Gigaton Coalition Finds Potential for Further Reductions

"The Eyes of the World are on Paris"
"The Eyes of the World are on Paris" 30/11/2015

COP21 Opening Ceremony

Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target
Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target 27/11/2015

UK, Dutch and French Investment Firms Join Coalition Ahead of COP21, with More to Follow

Gearing up to Host Climate Conference, France Emerges as Green Finance Leader
Gearing up to Host Climate Conference, France Emerges as Green Finance Leader 23/11/2015

New report identifies key steps in France's strategy to mobilize capital for sustainable growth

Leading French and International Experts Discuss Financial Innovation for Sustainability in France
Leading French and International Experts Discuss Financial Innovation for Sustainability in France 05/11/2015

UNEP Inquiry's Global Report on the Design of a Sustainable Financial System and Country Report on France discussed in Paris.

Major Banks Launch 'Positive Impact Manifesto' for Transition to Inclusive Green Economy
Major Banks Launch 'Positive Impact Manifesto' for Transition to Inclusive Green Economy 13/10/2015

Banks-members of the UNEP Finance Initiative proposes a 'Roadmap' to establishing a new, impact-based and market driven paradigm.

World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C
World Summit Climate & Territories Will Contribute to Developing a Credible Roadmap for Limiting Global Warming To 2°C 08/06/2015

François Hollande and Christiana Figueres to join subnational and local leaders in Lyon on 1 & 2 July for main gathering of non-state actors before COP21

Asia-Pacific Environment Ministers Seek Solutions to Region's Sustainable Development Challenges
Asia-Pacific Environment Ministers Seek Solutions to Region's Sustainable Development Challenges 19/05/2015

Ministers will look at ways to close development gaps, reduce poverty and improve well-being of people in the region.

Swiss Government Calls for an Economy that Respects Planetary  Boundaries
Swiss Government Calls for an Economy that Respects Planetary Boundaries 06/05/2015

Swiss Report Provides Input to UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System