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  • 19-April-2018

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    Energy sector SOEs: You have the power!

    State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the energy sector are major producers of greenhouse gases. But new OECD research shows that they are also driving the growth of renewables, particularly in the electricity sector. Dirk Röttgers and Bill Below of the OECD look at why SOEs must play a more substantial role in steering decarbonisation efforts towards the 2 degree goal.

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  • 18-April-2018

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    State-Owned Enterprises and the Low-Carbon Transition - Environment Working Paper

    This paper explores the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the low-carbon transition in OECD and G20 countries. It tracks GHG emissions and energy investments and analyses the impact of on investments in renewable electricity. A descriptive analysis of SOEs’ role in the electricity sector shows the importance of SOEs, including investments in both renewables and fossil-fuel-based electricity generation.

  • 18-April-2018

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    Mobilising investment in clean energy infrastructure

    Investment in clean energy infrastructure needs to be scaled up to support the broader development, economic and climate agenda. This will require leveraging private investment, however investment in this area remains constrained by barriers, including market and government failures. This page describes what tools the OECD provides to governments to create an enabling environment for investment flows to clean energy infrastructure.

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  • 30-March-2018

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    Video series: Perspectives on green finance and investment

    Leading actors across the green finance and investment community talk to the OECD about what has to be done to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the broader set of environmental objectives linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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  • 6-February-2018

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    Mobilising Finance for Climate Action in Georgia

    This report discusses key issues surrounding finance mobilisation for achieving Georgia’s climate change and green growth targets, and new investment opportunities for developing its capital market. The report focuses particularly on finance for climate change mitigation from various sources – private and public, national and international – but remains relevant for other issues around the country’s green growth agenda, such as energy productivity, air pollution prevention, climate change adaptation, better waste management, conservation of natural resources, and the technologies and innovations that help tackle these issues.
  • 11-December-2017

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    8th Annual OECD High-level Breakfast on Institutional Investors and the Low-carbon Transition

    11 December 2017, OECD Paris - The 8th annual OECD high-level breakfast event brings together leading investors and senior government officials for informal, focused dialogue, to examine key developments and identify solutions to enable achievement of NDCs and the two-degree commitment.

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  • 11-December-2017

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    The High Level Breakfast on Institutional Investors and the Low Carbon Transition

    One focus of tomorrow’s One Planet Summit, organised by President Macron, is “to determine how those working in public and private finance can innovate to support and accelerate our common efforts to fight climate change.”

  • 6-December-2017

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    Climate change meeting with Nicolas Hulot and Angel Gurría

    6 December 2017, Paris: In the run-up to the One Planet Summit on 12 December, Nicolas Hulot, Ministre d'État, ministre de la Transition écologique et solidaire, met with OECD Secretary-General, Angel Gurría, to talk about how the international community can help to accelerate the fight against climate change

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  • 21-November-2017

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    OECD green growth studies

    The OECD Green Growth Strategy supports countries’ efforts to achieve economic growth and development while ensuring that natural assets continue to provide the resources and environmental services on which well-being relies. The strategy proposes a flexible policy framework that can be tailored to different country circumstances and stages of development.

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  • 17-November-2017

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    Launch of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment

    17 November 2017: Led by the OECD and UCLG, this multi-stakeholder initiative is dedicated to collecting comparable data and information on sub-national finance and territorial organisation from over 100 countries.

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