Limited transparency around corporate sustainability risks can lead to investments that are bad for the environment, and investors' bottom lines.
How can the financial community better understand the financial impacts of environmental trends?
Energy insecurity, water scarcity, and climate change pose growing risks for the real estate sector in South and Southeast Asia, yet the connections between these trends and financial impacts are not well understood by analysts, investors, companies, and governments in the
Water-related risks are receiving more attention than in the past, yet the connection to power sector development is not well understood by investors, governments, and companies in South and Southeast Asia. This report presents a framework for investors and analysts to
Environmental risks in the power, food and beverage, and real estate sectors can pose new challenges for investors.
This report identifies the potential financial impacts arising from climate change and water scarcity on the publicly listed companies in the USD1 $40 billion food and beverage (F&B) sector in South and Southeast Asia. It focuses on domestic companies that process and
Despite projections, many financial analysts ignore the risks and opportunities associated with environmental trends. ENVEST seeks to change this.
Athena Ballesteros explains how international climate finance could make or break a deal in Copenhagen.
Financial institutions are learning to protect investors--and themselves--from investments exposed to risk from climate change.
In a world where the physical impacts of environmental degradation are already being felt, and most governments have embraced some form of regulation to mitigate further damage to the environment, environmental concerns are increasingly relevant to companies’ bottom
The health of the planet is becoming a significant issue for the financial and corporate world. Powerful global trends around the environment, sustainability, business, and investment have converged to a point that certain environmental issues have become
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.
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.
The following comments were submitted to the Asian Development Bank in 2008, regarding its Safeguard Policy Statement.