Publications

The Changing Value of the ‘Green’ Label on the US Municipal Bond Market

Resource | January 2018 | Nature Climate Change

Green bonds are seen as a key instrument to unlock climate finance. While their volume has grown steadily in recent years, the impact of the ‘green’ label on the bond market is poorly understood.

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Energy Poverty Eradication and Climate Resilient Livelihoods through Win-Win Solutions

Resource | March 2018 | Autonomous University of Barcelona, University of Cape Town, Su.Re.Co., Development Alternatives (DA)

Climate change does not only pose increasing risks to local livelihoods and economies, but also provides a large array of opportunities for social innovation and international collaboration. Any attempt at limiting global warming below will require new forms of green businesses and of economic collaboration.

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Disruptive Innovation and Win-Win Strategies for the Sharing Mobility Economy

Resource | March 2018 | Environmental Change Institute (ECI)

This policy brief, Disruptive Innovation and Win-Win Strategies for the Sharing Mobility Economy, published as part of the Green-Win project provides insights into the disruptive innovation of the sharing economy which is occurring in the urban mobility sector.

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Leveraging Public Finance for Coastal Adaptation

Resource | March 2018 | Deltares, Global Climate Forum (GCF)

Coastal adaptation investment presents clear opportunities for social welfare improvements, particularly for densely populated areas with high levels of economic activity. This policy brief, Leveraging Public Finance for Coastal Adaptation, provides insights into several mechanisms for leveraging public finance of coastal adaptation.

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Enabling Environments for Green SMEs: Recommendations for action

Resource | March 2018 | The Ground_Up Association

Green small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent a key win-win strategy and are one of the main drivers of green transformation. Taken together, SMEs have a greater impact on the economy and the environment than large companies; thus the dynamics of green growth very much depend on how small businesses can integrate sustainable practices into their business activities.

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