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What are the channels for investment in sustainable energy infrastructure by institutional investors (e.g. pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds) and what factors influence investment decisions? What key policy levers and risk mitigants can governments use to facilitate these types of investments? What emerging channels (such as green bonds, YieldCos and direct project investment) hold significant promise
The OECD Conference on the Environmental Uses of Micro-organisms, organised in March 2012, gathered policy makers, regulators and specialists to overview current developments in environmental microbiology and inform on the environmental aspects (biosafety and risk assessment) of genetically modified organisms.
These proceedings capture the array of the themes discussed, notably the use of micro-organisms in agriculture and
The OECD will be actively participating through a series of OECD side events, a publications stand showcasing OECD latest work on climate and by taking part in a number of workshops, seminars and other events throughout the conference.
This report is the third OECD review of Sweden’s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on Sweden's longstanding commitment to mitigating emissions of greenhouse gases and its management of marine ecosystem services and water.
To be held on 27-28 November 2014, the forum will focus on four areas that can contribute to more integrated policy making. Topics for discussion will include the need to understand long-term impacts of the nexus on growth; ways to improve coherence between national, regional and local planning and priorities; the importance of promoting private sector investment in the nexus; and.... The draft agenda is now available.
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Environmental lending in the EU's Eastern Partnership countries publication in Russian version.
The CCXG (formerly called the Annex I Expert Group) is a group of government delegates and experts from OECD and other industrialised countries. Its aim is to promote dialogue on and enhance understanding of technical issues in the international climate change negotiations. Four new reports are now available on 2015 Agreement in Mobilising Climate Finance; Energy Sector Transformation...
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Successfully tackling climate change requires urgent policy action across countries to scale-up and shift public and private sector investments towards low-carbon, climate-resilient infrastructure.
This meeting will address green growth policies for small and medium-sized enterprises, water governance in line with Green Economy requirements and reporting on the Task Force programme implementation and plans for 2015.
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