I4CE welcomes the publication of the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance’s Interim Report
The publication of the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance’s Interim Report marks the end of the first phase of this group’s work – and the beginning of a much-needed dialogue with the European financial community as to why taking sustainability materially into consideration is essential. In September 2016, the European Commission established […]
Carbon pricing across the world: how to efficiently spend growing revenues?
This climate brief highlights that while there is an acceleration of carbon pricing policy implementation, associated revenues are on the rise (USD 32 billion in 2017). This increase raises the issue of the use of revenues. I4CE distinguishes between 4 main uses of carbon revenues: Investment in low-carbon projects; Allocation to the general budget; Reduction […]
How should financial actors deal with climate-related issues in their portfolios today?
Financial institutions face climate-related issues Certain constraints, differentiated according to business lines, currently limit the ability of financial institutions to carry out on their portfolios a quantified forward-looking analysis based on scenarios. Nonetheless, these institutions as of today should – and can – begin to put in place the basis for management and reporting strategies to […]