• Six African countries launch a global initiative on investment mobilization in the context of the International Solar Alliance.

    Benin, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Mali, Niger and Togo have officially launched a global initiative on investment mobilization in the context of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The initiative is part of the ISA Program “Affordable finance at scale” and all ISA members willing to join are encouraged to rally it.

  • At One Planet Summit, African leaders commit to raise up to USD 1.4 billion to finance clean infrastructure projects in Africa

    On the occasion of the One Planet Summit, H.E.M. Olusegun Obasanjo, Former President of the Republic of Nigeria and Patron to the AfroChampions Initiative, announced the creation of an international coalition of public and private stakeholders to fast-track sub-national sustainable infrastructure on the African Continent. Over the next 4 years, the Sub-national Climate Fund Africa (SnCF Africa) will first commit up to USD 350 million, mobilizing private co-investment to reach up to a total of USD 1.4 billion, in partnership with African sovereign wealth Funds, Afreximbank, and private investors from the AfroChampions Initiative. This major step forward in climate finance, implemented by R20 Regions of Climate Action and BlueOrchard Finance, with support from the European Union and the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM), is expected to further innovative clean tech and low-carbon projects in Africa while providing this rapidly urbanizing continent with an ambitious roadmap to cleaner growth.

  • One Planet Summit: IDFC Green Finance Mapping for 2017

    The International Development Finance Club (IDFC) doubled its commitment up to US$ 200 billion to contribute to fight against Climate Change and align with the Paris Climate Agreement.

    > Read more in IDFC website

  • The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

    The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy - Introduces Innovate4Cities: A Cities-Driven Research and Innovation Agenda and Partnership with Google to Empower Cities Tackling Climate Change

  • One Planet Summit 2018: Europe sustains its leadership on climate action

    The European Commission is at the One Planet Summit in New York to present to global leaders the progress made on the ambitious initiatives it revealed in Paris last year.

    > More information in the European Commision website

  • TCFD Publishes First Status Report w hile Industry Support Continues to Grow

    2018 TCFD Status Report shows companies already on road towards greater transparency of climate-related disclosures

  • Fiji and Marshall Islands step up and announce concret plans for enhanced climate ambition at the One Planet Summit

    On the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in New York, Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) and Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji and COP23 President, set the bar as the first countries to show the world concrete steps on the path of raising the ambition of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). And they called on the global community to follow their lead.