France’s Green Budget: What’s Next ?
A few days after the publication of France’s 2021 budget bill, and before any debates in parliament, the government released an environmental assessment of it. This assessment, often referred to as the “green budget”, is an important step forward for the transparency of public action, according to Marion Fetet and Sébastien Postic from I4CE. Nevertheless, they suggest improvements to be made to the scope of the budget analyzed or to the classification of certain expenditures. And they call for making the green budget a real tool for greening the budget.
It’s time to connect the international initiatives on Climate Finance!
Since 2016, I4CE is the Secretariat of the Climate Action in Financial Institutions Initiative. Launched at COP21 in 2015, the Initiative brings together 44 public and private financial institutions to make climate change an essential component of their strategies & operations. Leveraging its expertise and network, I4CE assists the Initiative in fostering exchanges between the so-called “Supporting Institutions” on emerging practice and approaches to mainstream climate change.
Towards an improved integration of sustainability in Finance – The French (eco)system
I4CE report for the UNEP Inquiry about the French experience on integrating sustainability in finance The French case study presents lessons drawn from the French ongoing experience in improving the integration of sustainability issues that could be shared with other countries. It focuses on both the climate-related issues that have recently received significant attention (Article […]