This study, conducted with Standard & Poors Rating Services, examines how climate change policy drivers could be incorporated into the evaluation of credit quality. It analyzes two types of federal climate policy scenarios – (1) a market-based GHG emissions reduction policy as approximated...
Is it possible to do good in the world while also making a profit? A growing group of investors, known as “impact investors”, believe that it is.
Insights for Development and Climate Finance
This working paper series summarizes key innovations and challenges of the Clean Technology Fund. It analyzes the investment plans that the Fund has endorsed to date, and makes the case for greater emphasis on institutional capacity and governance in program design.
Investing in Clean Energy for the Base of the Pyramid in India
This report informs investors about the market potential of the clean
energy industry serving India’s rural Base of the Pyramid (BoP) market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth.
The under-served rural Indian market offers opportunities for investors to support the sustainable energy solutions of the future.
WRI’s new report, in collaboration with CDF-IFMR, looks at the market potential for clean and renewable energy in rural India.
Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector
This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure.
SBA Hydro is just one of the many companies starting to bring clean energy to India’s rural poor.
Limited transparency around corporate sustainability risks can lead to investments that are bad for the environment, and investors' bottom lines.