While many assessments of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) have asked how much the mechanism can reduce greenhouse gas emissions, less attention has been given to the question of how far the CDM will advance sustainable development goals, even though the mechanism's success rests on meeting
The purpose of the survey was to gain a sense of how the community of non-governmental organizations that until recently focused on multilateral development bank reform is responding to the rise of private investment flows to developing and transition economies.
SCSB partners are already taking steps to focus on the issue of climate change because it is important not only that we understand the issues but also that we understand and control our own emissions.
In the years since the Earth Summit in Rio, financial globalization has compounded the challenge of reconciling economic growth with environmental sustainability.
Provides a basic framework for thinking about the various categories of sustainabilty indicators, and provides a preliminary list of ongoing efforts in the field.
In the end of March 1992, unilaterally the Indonesian government decided not to accept further financial assistance from Holland.
The purpose of this paper is to answer the question: How has financial globalization (including recent changes in the magnitude and composition of financial flows to Mexico, as well as resulting changes in the roles and importance of various public and private sector institutions) directly and in
In recent years, private capital flows have increased dramatically, raising a number of questions about how central a role private capital is now or will be playing in shaping economic development in developing and transition countries.
Using examples drawn from within the business community, Measuring Up demonstrates how environmental performance indices (EPIs) are already being used inside firms to drive improvements in resource efficiency, while increasing profitability.