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ClimateWise publish their annual Principles review
18 December 2019 – This year’s ClimateWise Principles Review is the first since the framework was aligned with the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and reflects the ambition of our members to be accountable on their climate response.
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News
Walking the talk: Understanding consumer demand for sustainable investing
22 October 2019 – This study, commissioned by the Investment Leaders Group (ILG), provides insight into how decision-making behaviour is influenced by the availability of information on the environmental and social impact of funds alongside standard financial data.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Financing sustainable hydropower projects in emerging markets: an introduction to concepts and terminology
30 September 2019 – This working paper is the first in a series of working papers emerging from the CISL’s contribution to the FutureDAMS project, with a specific focus on the questions around sustainable finance for sustainable hydropower projects in developing countries.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
Multi-sector collaboration between blue chips, start-ups and banks delivers new model to improve the sustainability of global supply chains without increasing production costs
17 September 2019 – A successful experiment by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), bringing together Sainsbury's, BNP Paribas, Unilever, Barclays, Standard Chartered and Rabobank, has shown how a new model of blockchain and other data sharing technologies can enhance the sustainability of global supply chains without increasing production costs.
Located in Centres / Centre for Sustainable Finance / News
Trado: New technologies to fund fairer, more transparent supply chains
17 September 2019 – There is a growing understanding of the transformative potential of harnessing digital innovation and financial technologies to improve the sustainability of global supply chains. This report details the learnings and methodology of the collaborative project Trado, convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance
CISL’s Centre for Sustainable Finance welcomes the UK’s Green Finance Strategy
2 July 2019 – Today the UK government has launched its Green Finance Strategy, setting out its green finance objectives and ambitions.
Located in Centres / Centre for Sustainable Finance / News
New report indicates locally-owned model of insurance protection helps vulnerable communities recover from natural disasters
21 June 2019 – A new study from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership has, for the first time, analysed how mutual microinsurance, a community-owned model of insurance, contributes to the recovery outcomes of low income households following a natural disaster.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / News items
Centre for Sustainable Finance chairs discussion on the challenges facing hydropower in Africa
28 May 2019 – Last month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance chaired a panel discussion on attracting private finance into sustainable infrastructure, with the focus on hydropower, at the “Africa 2019” Water Storage and Hydropower Development for Africa conference in Windhoek, Namibia.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / News items
Centre for Sustainable Finance hosts the FRANTIC consortium's first workshop
27 May 2019 – Earlier this month, the Centre for Sustainable Finance hosted a workshop on quantifying climate-related transition risks to the UK financial system. The workshop was organised by the consortium behind the project FRANTIC – Financial Risk and the Impact of Climate Change.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / News items
Embedding environmental scenario analysis into routine financial decision-making in Mexico and South Africa
November 2018 – Following on from its work as a knowledge partner to the G20’s Green Finance Study Group, CISL's Centre for Sustainable Finance has published reports on embedding environmental scenario analysis into financial decision-making in Mexico and South Africa.
Located in Resources / Sustainable Finance