Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.
Conceptualizing a Robust Greenhouse Gas Inventory for Financial Institutions
This report takes a first step in helping financial institutions create more robust GHG inventories, by discussing objectives, options, and challenges for financial institutions and stakeholders to consider when creating and evaluating a GHG emissions inventory.
Options for Addressing Early Action Greenhouse Gas Reductions and Offsets in U.S. Federal Cap-and-Trade Policy
When implemented properly, an early action
component of a cap-and-trade program can reward
early actors while preserving or enhancing the
environmental outcomes of the cap-and-trade
program. If designed and implemented poorly,
however, early action credits can infl...
Corporate Environmental and Social Reporting in Emerging Asia
This report focuses on corporate transparency on environmental risks, and lays the groundwork for understanding environmental disclosure and reporting issues in emerging markets through an investor lens. It is the second report in a series establishing the link between issues like climate change...
Impacts of Key Environmental Trends in Emerging Asia
This report is the first in a series establishing the link between issues like climate change, air pollution, water supply, and natural resource depletion and traditional financial analysis on corporate value and financial strength for companies in six key Asian economies – India, Indonesia,...
Reliable, long-term funding from the U.S. and other developed countries could help maintain forests and mitigate climate change.
Emergency spending for developing countries provides an opportunity to deliver green investments.
As the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Latin America is struggling to address the financial crisis and climate change.
Climate change is upon us. The earth is warming, seasons are shifting, species are migrating, and water is flowing in new patterns. The accelerating and deepening impacts of climate change will touch everyone on earth, but those who stand to suffer most are the poor.
This publication is a transcript of Jonathan Lash's annual Environmental Stories to Watch address, which he gave on December 17th, 2008 at the Newseum. For the past six years, WRI has invited members of the press to join in a conversation about what we think will be the environmental...