Global nations commit $4bn to protect environment

The Global Environment Facility will protect the marine environment, including from plastic waste pollution

New framework to guide cities towards greener future

A new framework serving as a guide for cities seeking to enhance their sustainability has been launched. The World Bank and the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) new ‘Urban Sustainability Framework’ (USF) aims to support cities along the green pathway, from creating a vision to identifying financial resources to implement their plans. It lays out six […]

Green investment initiative for developing nations

A new initiative to foster clean energy investment in developing countries has been launched at COP21 in Paris. The ‘Climate Aggregation Platform’ (CAP) is a multi-million dollar programme which aims to help build pipelines of standardised, low carbon energy assets and develop low cost sources of financing for them. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]