• 9-February-2015


    Mapping Channels to Mobilise Institutional Investment in Sustainable Energy

    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

  • 23-October-2013


    Institutional Investors and Green Infrastructure: Selected Case Studies

    The first chapter examines the channels through which institutional investors can access green infrastructure, assesses the extent to which this is currently happening, and identifies the barriers to scaling up these investment flows. The second presents four case studies. The third uses the conclusions to draw out lessons on the policy settings which may support investment in green infrastructure by institutional investors.

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  • 30-August-2013


    Global energy challenges

    G20 countries are treating a range of energy issues as a central concern, but four of them require particular attention: OECD Observer article by Ulrich Benterbusch, Director of Global Energy Policy, International Energy Agency.

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  • 3-June-2013

    English, PDF, 444kb

    Energy Regulators Statement on Sound Regulation and Promoting Investments in Energy Infrastructure

    Energy Regulators Statement from the G20 Outreach Energy Regulators Roundtable

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  • 28-January-2013


    Taxing Energy Use: A Graphical Analysis

    This publication provides the first systematic statistics of effective energy tax rates – on a comparable basis - for each OECD country, together with ‘maps’ that illustrate graphically the wide variations in tax rates per unit of energy or per tonne of CO2 emissions.

  • 20-June-2012

    English, Excel, 497kb

    G20/OECD Policy Note on Pension Fund Financing for Green Infrastructure and Initiatives

    Prepared for the G20 Los Cabos Summit, this policy note discusses the potential for and the barriers to pension funds investing in green infrastructure projects.

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  • 19-June-2012

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    Incorporating green growth and sustainable development policies into structural reform agendas

    This report examines how green growth and sustainable development policies can be incorporated into structural reform agendas. Indeed, as demonstrated in the report, many of these policies are closely linked and synergistic with the framework policies applied by G20 governments in their efforts to pursue strong and sustainable growth.

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  • 1-June-2012

    English, PDF, 497kb

    G20/OECD Policy Note on Pension Fund Financing for Green Infrastructure and Initiatives

    This policy note has been developed by the OECD at the initiative of the G20 Mexican Presidency. This note was finalised in consultation with the OECD’s Working Party on Private Pensions and the International Organisation of Pension Supervisors (IOPS). It is submitted for the consideration by the G20 Leaders at the Los Cabos Summit.

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  • 17-May-2012

    English, , 992kb

    Sustainable development, green growth and quality employment

    Background paper for the Meeting of G20 Labour and Employment MinistersGuadalajara, 17–18 May 2012, prepared by the ILO and the OECD.

  • 15-March-2012


    OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: The Consequences of Inaction

    “What will the next four decades bring?” Based on joint modelling by the OECD and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, this outlook looks forward to 2050 to find out what demographic and economic trends might mean for the environment.

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