The Emissions Gap Report 2017 and the 1 Gigaton Coalition Report

  Two major reports were launched in October 2017 by UN Environment and the 1 Gigaton Coalition.   The eighth edition of UN Environment’s Emissions Gap report, released ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, finds that national pledges only bring a third of the reduction in emissions required by 2030 to meet […]

EEFIG Underwriting Toolkit – Value and Risk Appraisal For Energy Efficiency Financing

The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) Underwriting Toolkit provides a common framework for financial institutions, project developers and hosts of energy efficiency projects such as companies and consumers to scale up their deployment of capital into energy efficiency. EEFIG is a partnership between UNEP FI and the European Commission. The multiple stakeholders involved in energy […]

G20 Energy Efficiency Investment Toolkit

Each year, governments, financial institutions, companies and consumers around the world are investing more than USD 221 billion into capital expenditure in buildings, industry and transport, to improve energy efficiency. For G20 countries, who are responsible for over 80% of primary energy consumption and 80% of green house gas emissions globally, energy efficiency and improved […]

Demystifying Adaptation Finance for the Private Sector

‘Demystifying Adaptation Finance for the Private Sector’ is the second of a series of studies by UNEP FI that analyse the role of private finance in confronting the challenges of climate change. This study seeks to shed light on the role, potential and policy needs of private financial institutions in enabling adaptation to the unavoidable […]

Investment Portfolios in a Carbon Constrained World: PDC 2016 report

The second annual progress report from the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), provides an introduction to the coalition and an overview of the decarbonization approaches and strategies of its members. It reflects on the experiences of members, and offers suggestions on how governments, investors and the PDC can accelerate the process of portfolio decarbonization in ways […]

PDC commitment document for asset managers

This is the form that asset managers need to complete and submit to UNEP Finance Initiative so as to join the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC). Link to the document.

PDC commitment document for asset owners

This is the form that asset owners need to complete and submit to UNEP Finance Initiative so as to join the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC). Link to the document.

A brochure introducing the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC)

This brochure provides and summarizes the nature of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), its objectives and rationale, the benefits that participating investors experience, and the group of asset owners and managers that to date have joined PDC by making a corresponding commitment. Link to the Brochure.

From disclosure to action: PDC annual report

The second annual progress report from the Porfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC), provides an introduction to the coalition and an overview of the decarbonization approaches and strategies of its members. It reflects on the experiences of members, and offers suggestions on how governments, investors and the PDC can accelerate the process of portfolio decarbonization in ways […]

Climate Change: Implications for Investors and Financial Institutions

In partnership with Cambridge University and IIGCC, UNEP FI has developed a summary and fast-track guide to the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the physical, economic, and regulatory impacts of climate change from a finance sector perspective. View the Press Release Published: 2014 | by: UNEP FI, Cambridge and IIGCC […]