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Shifting Gears: How the world’s leading financial centres are entering a new phase of strategic action on green and sustainable finance
UNEP   |  
Shifting Gears: How the World’s Leading Financial Centres are Entering a New Phase of Strategic Action on Green and Sustainable Finance

The world’s financial centres are the locations where supply and demand for green and sustainable finance will be matched. This report presents the first findings from an in-depth assessment of actions in 13 of these hubs, all members of the International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) across Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. The assessment reveals 10 key insights on how financial centres are mobilizing their expertise, connectivity and capital to help solve some of the world’s toughest financing challenges



Category:  Macroeconomics of Climate Change, Climate Finance
GIZ, IMF, UNEP   |  
Green Fiscal Policy Network

The Green Fiscal Policy Network is a joint partnership between UN Environment (UNEP), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) launched in 2011. The Network aims to facilitate knowledge sharing and dialogue on green fiscal policy reforms.

Category:  Fiscal Instruments for Climate Policy, Distribution, Competitiveness & Political Economy, Macroeconomics of Climate Change, Climate Change Fiscal Risk Assessments and Management, Climate Finance, Public Financial Management

UNEP   |  
Fiscal Policy Scoping Study: Kenya

This working paper provides an overview of the current status of green fiscal policy (GFP) in Kenya, key challenges and opportunities for further green fiscal policy reforms. The paper also reviews government revenues and expenditures and analyses the potential for GFP in selected key sectors of the economy, including forestry, energy, mining and oil, water fisheries and wildlife.



Category:  Fiscal Instruments for Climate Policy, Distribution, Competitiveness & Political Economy
UNEP   |  
Fiscal Reforms in the Extractives Sector for Green Finance (UNEP)

A key challenge facing many resource-rich countries is how to mobilize and effectively use volatile revenues from resource extraction, while addressing social and environmental externalities of mining activities. This UNEP Policy Brief examines how fiscal reforms and other complementary measures in the extractives sector can help generate additional public revenues while reducing some of the negative environmental and social impacts from mining activities.

Category:  Fiscal Instruments for Climate Policy, Distribution, Competitiveness & Political Economy