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Why Investors Bought the First Certified Green Bond to Protect Forests for Drinking Water

  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Lake Maumelle in central Arkansas
  • Forests
  • Water
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • finance
  • green infrastructure
  • natural infrastructure
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
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Will China Finally Block “Clean Coal” from Green Bonds Market?

  • Commentary
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • coal
  • China
The People's Bank of China, a key player in financial guidance and sustainability. Photo by Flickr/bfishadow
  • Commentary
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • coal
  • China
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So Far, Green Bonds Fail to Raise Much Money for Resilience. The Climate Resilience Principles Aim to Change That

  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
Resilience bonds can fund things like climate-smart agriculture.
  • adaptation finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • green bonds
  • adaptation
  • Adaptation and the Private Sector
  • climate finance
  • climate change
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Conservation Finance Takes Off as the Netherlands Issues One of the Largest Green Bonds Ever

  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • water
A floodplain restored through the Room for the River program. Image: Dutch Embassy
  • adaptation finance
  • green bonds
  • green finance
  • water
News

RELEASE: 45 Cities Pledge to Conserve and Restore Forests, Citing Public Health, Water and Climate Benefits

  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
  • Forests
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • Climate
  • natural infrastructure
  • Urban Development
  • water
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Forests and Wetlands Are Water Infrastructure. New Green Bond Helps Finance Their Protection

  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
Forest watershed
  • Water
  • green bonds
  • infrastructure
  • resilience
  • natural infrastructure
  • water
  • Water Quality
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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With New Guidelines, China’s Green Bond Market Poised to Take Off in the Year of the Monkey

  • China
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
Solar cell manufacturing center in Wuxi, China.
  • China
  • green bonds
  • COP21
  • finance
  • renewable energy
  • sustainable development
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
Insights

Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
Insights

Climate Summit: Creating Better and More Sustainable Cities

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development
Beijing bicyclists. Photo Credit: Rich Bee/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • Climate
  • Climate agreement
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • Urban Development

A Safe City is a Just City

  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
In Rio de Janeiro, proximity to transport is key to ensuring that residents have access to jobs and opportunities within the city. Photo Credit: EMBARQ-Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Cities
  • India
  • Mexico
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • traffic safety
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development

Zipcar’s Purchase by Avis: Car Sharing Success or Failure?

  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transportation

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