Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom North Sea.
Sustainability-linked finance is designed to incentivize the borrower’s achievement of environmental, social, or governance targets through pricing incentives. Launched in 2017, it has now become the fastest-growing sustainable finance instrument, with over $809 billion issued to date in sustainability-linked loans and bonds. Yet these instruments are still nascent in emerging markets, which represent only 5 percent of total issuance to date. This note shares examples of recent sustainability-linked financing, including several involving IFC in various roles, to highlight how investors can utilize these new instruments in emerging markets and mitigate greenwashing risks.
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I use the word sustainability despite my better judgement. It’s not an attractive word, and it’s easily mis-used. The government talks all the time about ‘sustainable growth’, rendering it more or less meaningless.
This book provides insight into how governments are using a variety of innovative fiscal and non-fiscal instruments to develop circular economies with significant economic…
Presidio Graduate School’s Climate Education for All program has a mission of providing all teachers with the climate literacy skills and tools they need to educate the next generation on climate change science, causes, and solutions. Our current offerings include three free online, facilitated teacher professional development courses: Teaching Climate Change Essentials, Teaching Extreme Weather, and Teaching Climate Justice. Our hope is that, through this presentation, we can build partnerships within the CLEAN network to help spread the word about the program to educators. In this session, we’ll review the need and our approach to bringing climate change and climate justice professional development to teachers, share our current offerings, discuss ideas to help spread the word about the program, and collaborate on way to meet the current professional development needs of teachers.