Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.
Scaling up Investment in Sustainable Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries
*On the Frontiers of Finance* provides an overview of the current landscape, lending practices, and principal challenges of financial intermediaries providing capital to sustainable SMEs in developing countries. The objective of this study is to help stimulate greater and more effective...
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.
Climate change and water scarcity will have a big impact on the food and beverage industry in Asia
The Investment Potential of Energy Service Companies in India
The purpose of this study is to provide a better understanding of the potential of India’s Energy Service Company (ESCO) industry in order for financial investors to make better-informed investment decisions.
As the recession deepens, investment firms are cutting back on ESG research. That’s a mistake.
International project financing primarily intended to generate jobs and growth should not ignore social and environmental safeguards in the name of economic stimulus.
Despite the global economic downturn, China’s environmental and renewable energy sectors are poised for another year of strong growth.
The following comments were submitted to the Asian Development Bank in 2008, regarding its Safeguard Policy Statement.