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Read more at: CLG Green Growth Platform: European Green Growth Summit

CLG Green Growth Platform: European Green Growth Summit

25 November 2014

15 October 2014 – Today, business Leaders from The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group are joining European Ministers responsible for energy and climate change for the European Green Growth Summit. The purpose of this summit is to send a clear de-carbonisation signal from Ministers, MEPs and businesses while crucial decisions are being made regarding the EU’s future energy and climate plans.


Read more at: Maurice Tulloch appointed as new Chair of ClimateWise

Maurice Tulloch appointed as new Chair of ClimateWise

24 November 2014

20 November 2014 – ClimateWise is delighted to announce that Maurice Tulloch (Chairman, Aviva Global General Insurance and Chief Executive Officer, Aviva UK & Ireland General Insurance) has become its new Chair.


Read more at: Insuring the Future – How to align future markets with 2°C

Insuring the Future – How to align future markets with 2°C

24 November 2014

9 September 2014 – ClimateWise Launches Low Carbon Energy Transition Inquiry.


Read more at: The BEI Forum 2014, Hong Kong

The BEI Forum 2014, Hong Kong

19 November 2014

24 June 2014 – Over 100 representatives of banks, consumer goods companies, agricultural producers and NGOs attended the BEI Forum 2014 in Hong Kong. The event was opened by Antony Jenkins, CEO of Barclays. He was followed by more than 20 speakers in keynotes and panels.


Read more at: A financing solution to incentivise sustainable commodity trade

A financing solution to incentivise sustainable commodity trade

19 November 2014

29 April 2014 – Following the launch of the BEI’s Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit (LC) at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2014, the BEI has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to enable preferential treatment for trade in agricultural goods that meet internationally-recognised sustainability standards.


Read more at: BEI explores ‘Fossil Fuel Diversification Premium’ to advance clean energy investment in New York

BEI explores ‘Fossil Fuel Diversification Premium’ to advance clean energy investment in New York

14 November 2014

22 April 2013 – At a private dinner at The Harvard Club in New York City, the BEI and Bloomberg New Energy Finance convened executives from major US, European and Chinese electric utilities with senior energy bankers to advance its collaboration on clean energy investment.


Read more at: BEI ‘Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit’ concept warmly received by BAFT-IFSA and ICC Banking Commission
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BEI ‘Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit’ concept warmly received by BAFT-IFSA and ICC Banking Commission

14 November 2014

April 2013 – The BEI’s inaugural Forum in London in November 2012 inspired an idea for integrating commodity-specific sustainability standards into the documentary trade finance process. This could prove to be a key enabler in the emergence of verifiably sustainable commodities on traded markets.


Read more at: BEI Forum 2012
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BEI Forum 2012

14 November 2014

November 2012 – The first results of the BEI's innovative bank–corporate partnerships for sustainability were shared at the inaugural BEI Forum in London. More than 120 people attended, including the senior leadership of BEI banks and representatives of other banks from as far afield as China and the US.


Read more at: Launch of the Investment Leaders Group

Launch of the Investment Leaders Group

4 November 2014

8 October 2013, press release – Launch of the Investment Leaders Group Cambridge hosts a new project to advance sustainable investing: The Investment Leaders Group will bring together leading firms in the sector.


Read more at: Investor rigour key to green bonds success

Investor rigour key to green bonds success

3 November 2014

5 June 2014 – A Financial Times letter penned by the Chair of CISL’s Investment Leaders Group emphasises the critical link between investor rigour and the success of the green bond market.


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