• 15-September-2016

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    Energy Transition after the Paris Agreement: Policy and Corporate Challenges

    Delivering on the Paris Agreement entails multiple challenges related to the organisation of the electricity system, the nature of low-carbon technologies, the design of electricity markets inherited from a fossil-fuel-dominated era, and the confrontation of old and new business models. A better understanding of how these challenges translate into signals for investors is critical for a successful and cost-effective transition.

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  • 13-April-2016

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    The Role of Public Procurement in Low-carbon Innovation

    Beyond 'buying green', how governments' public procurement decisions and practices can drive low-carbon innovation.

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  • 28-October-2015

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    Divestment and Stranded Assets in the Low-carbon Transition

    As climate policy becomes more stringent, how serious are the issues of divestment and assets stranding with regards to fossil fuel companies and fossil-fuelled power generation?

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  • 22-January-2015

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    Reframing Climate and Competitiveness: Is there a Need for Cooperation on National Climate Change Policies? (RTSD 31)

    The positive and negative effects of domestic climate policies on the competitiveness of international markets (e.g. steel, chemicals, aluminium), and the case for enhanced policymaker-private sector collaboration.

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  • 16-June-2014

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    The Evolution of Corporate Reporting for Integrated Performance (RTSD 30)

    Great strides have been made in voluntary corporate reporting on environmental, social and governance performance (ESG), but is this information being used, and by whom?

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  • 23-May-2013

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    Renewable Energy: a Route to Decarbonisation in Peril? (RTSD 29)

    How variable renewable energy (VRE) can contribute to secure, low-carbon electricity generation, and how the rise of unconventional gas may affect its deployment.

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  • 3-October-2012

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    Business, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Policy priorities for engaging business to improve the health of ecosystems and conserve biodiversity (RTSD 28)

    Policy options for leveraging the abilities and financial resources of the private sector to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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  • 24-May-2012

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    The Role of Institutional Investors in Financing Clean Energy

    What role can institutional investors such as pension funds and insurers play in financing clean energy projects in developing countries?

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  • 23-January-2012

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    Green Growth and the Future of Aviation (RTSD 27)

    Is the predicted growth of aviation in a carbon-constrained world possible given the existing operational and technological options? To what extent do aviation biofuels form part of the answer?

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  • 14-December-2010

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    Strategies for Green Growth: Framing the Issues (RTSD 26)

    The objective is to explore with participants whether we are thinking and writing about Green Growth in a way that is useful and can help make an appealing case for practical policy measures.

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