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Financing the transition: how investors can help make climate action inclusive

This post is a republication of a blog post of our partner, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE, original here.

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It is becoming ever clearer that action on climate change is not just environmentally essential but also provides one of the best strategies for delivering positive economic and social development. According to the latest report from the New Climate Economy (NCE), ambitious climate action could produce a direct economic gain of US$26 trillion through to 2030 compared with business-as-usual, along with a net employment gain of 37 million jobs. But it is also obvious that these benefits will not flow automatically or equitably. As well as rapidly reallocating capital from high- to low-carbon assets, we need to make sure that, in the NCE’s words, “the gains are shared equitably and the transition is just”.... Read more about Financing the transition: how investors can help make climate action inclusive

New IRI Report Examines National Advisory Boards on Impact Investing

by Erin Shackelford

The Initiative for Responsible Investment is pleased to announce the release of a new report by IRI Director Dr. David Wood and former IRI Assistant Director Katie Grace Deane (now at the Center for Community Investment) with the support of the MacArthur Foundation.  The report “National Advisory Boards and Impact Investing:  The Power of Cross-Sector Collaboration”, stems from work with the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing (GSG), the successor organization to the Social Impact Investing Taskforce of the G8.  Our new report illuminates the work of National Advisory Boards (NABs) on Impact Investing.... Read more about New IRI Report Examines National Advisory Boards on Impact Investing

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