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Central banks need to prepare for climate change

In 2006, the notorious Stern Report asserted that climate change poses the biggest challenge to the discipline of economics. Markets, it argued, cannot properly account for climate change and its effects. 14 years on, the views contained in the Stern Report, which echo the Club of Rome’s earlier warnings, have been vindicated. There is mounting evidence that climate change and environmental…

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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover
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Responding to Coronavirus: Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover

The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to…

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Zero waste system: Rebuilding capital for a circular economy
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Zero waste system: Rebuilding capital for a circular economy

Innovative zero waste projects in the public and private sectors provide an important opportunity to build local circular economies while avoiding serious environmental harm from plastic pollution and…

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Europe's one trillion climate finance plan
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Europe's one trillion climate finance plan

Find out how Europe wants to fund projects to tackle climate change and support regions that are most affected by the transition to a green economy. Just over a month after the presentation of the…

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'A Massive Victory': BlackRock CEO Promises to Center Climate Change in Investment Strategy
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'A Massive Victory': BlackRock CEO Promises to Center Climate Change in Investment Strategy

The firm, which manages nearly $7 trillion in assets, claims it will ensure sustainability is a key factor in investment strategies moving forward. In a letter to investors Tuesday, Larry Fink, CEO…

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All you need to know about Financing Energy Efficiency
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All you need to know about Financing Energy Efficiency

The Energy Efficiency Financing Map “All you need to know about Financing Energy Efficiency in Europe” is like a map constantly updated by EEIP. It shows and links the different tools, networks and…

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Best Practices to tackle an investor raise
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Best Practices to tackle an investor raise

One best practice for project developers is learning from the experiences of other entrepreneurs and investors. At Joule Assets Europe, we work with project developers and investors. Gearing up for…

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Blockchain will be the next GDPR
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Blockchain will be the next GDPR

What has been apparent for a long time to all of us involved in energy efficiency at business and industry is that the communication layer is the foundation of nascent energy system. It will radically…

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) revises energy lending criteria
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) revises energy lending criteria

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will phase out support to energy projects reliant on fossil fuels: oil & gas production, infrastructure primarily dedicated to natural gas, power generation or heat…

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Making an impact
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Making an impact

‘Every investment is an impact investment’ Amy Clarke, Tribe Impact Capital  Impact Investment & SDGs I have been thinking a lot about impact investing since speaking at the King’s Impact Investing…

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