International Monetary Fund leaders have begun thinking about how to transition away from fossil fuels, but aren't yet incorporating climate impacts into their vital analyses. Here's how they can start.
Multilateral development banks are key pistons in the climate finance engine, providing significant international financing for climate adaptation and mitigation and mobilizing private sector capital. Our analysis of the latest snapshot of MDB climate finance for 2016 offers cause for celebration – and concern.
French President Emmanuel Macron's planned summit in December, two years after the Paris Agreement, aims to foster more climate action, notably on the financial front. Here's what the summit can deliver to boost the global climate finance system.
Leonardo Martinez-Diaz, Global Director for WRI's Sustainable Finance Center, reflects on encouraging trends in climate financing.
U.S. businesses and investors want the government to have a hand in shaping the disclosure of climate risks.
With shareholder resolution at ExxonMobil, investors signal need for businesses to plan for low-carbon future.
First-of-its-kind analysis from Champions 12.3 finds enormous returns on investment from curbing food loss and waste.
Many restoration projects seek to raise capital, but restoration leaders often lack knowledge of the investment process. The New Restoration Economy—part of the Global Restoration Initiative at the World Resources Institute—has found that successful efforts to attract private capital involve...
Sustainable investing won't slow down any time soon. In fact, smart investors are using it to drive profits.
The sustainable investing market has picked up steam over the past year. While, by some measures, the market is already large with $8.7 trillion in the U.S. and growing rapidly (385% growth since 2007; 1 in 5 U.S. investments), asset owners are increasingly screening for risks to their portfolios and looking for opportunities in clean energy markets.