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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128144480
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains establishes and analyzes the connection between this revolutionary technology and global efforts to combat climate change. The benefits of blockchain come through various profound alterations, such as the adoption of smart contracts that are set to redefine governance and regulatory structures and transaction systems in coming decades. Each chapter contains a problem statement that describes the challenges blockchain technology can address. The book brings together original visions and insights from global members of the Blockchain Climate Institute, comprising thought leaders, financial professionals, international development practitioners, technology entrepreneurs, and more. This book will help readers understand blockchain technology and how it can facilitate the implementation of the Paris Agreement and accelerate the global transition to a green economy. Provides an authoritative examination of this emerging digital technology and its implications on global climate change governance Includes detailed proposals and thorough discussions of implementation issues that are specific to green economy sectors Relates innovative proposals to existing applications to demonstrate the value add of blockchain technology Covers blockchain for the smarter energy sector, for fraud-free emissions management, to streamline climate investments, and legal frameworks for blockchain-based climate finance

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Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains

Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains
  • Author : Alastair Marke
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-28
  • ISBN : 9780128144480
GET THIS BOOKTransforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains

Transforming Climate Finance and Green Investment with Blockchains establishes and analyzes the connection between this revolutionary technology and global efforts to combat climate change. The benefits of blockchain come through various profound alterations, such as the adoption of smart contracts that are set to redefine governance and regulatory structures and transaction systems in coming decades. Each chapter contains a problem statement that describes the challenges blockchain technology can address. The book brings together original visions and insights from global members

Transforming Green Bond Markets

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  • Author : Juan Antonio Ketterer,Gabriela Andrade,Maria Netto,Maria Isabel Haro
  • Publisher : Inter-American Development Bank
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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Despite exhibiting remarkable growth, the green bond market still represents less than 1 percent of the global bond market. This paper identifies two challenges that might slow the adoption of green bonds and presents a menu of responses that policymakers, regulators, and public financial institutions can use to offset these challenges. Specifically, it explores two key dimensions: (i) the risk profile of the green bond instrument and (ii) the transaction costs associated with issuance of and reporting on green bonds. New

The Financial System We Need

The Financial System We Need
  • Author : United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2016-01-27
  • ISBN : 9789210602426
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The Financial System We Need argues that there is now a historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy. This opportunity is based on a growing trend in policy innovation from central banks, financial regulators and standard setters, who are incorporating sustainability factors into the rules that govern the financial system. The report draws together practical examples of policy changes in banking, capital markets, insurance and institutional investment, drawing

Theories of Change

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  • Author : Karen Wendt
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-07
  • ISBN : 9783030522759
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Today, it has become strikingly obvious that companies no longer operate in an environment where only risk return and volatility describe the business environment. The business has to deal with volatility plus uncertainty, plus complexity and ambiguity (VUCA): that requires new qualities, competencies, frameworks; and it demands a new mind set to deal with the VUCA environment in investment, funding and financing. This book builds on a new megatrend beyond resilience, called anti-fragility. We have had the black swan (financial

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  • Author : Marco Migliorelli,Philippe Dessertine
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-20
  • ISBN : 9783030225100
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This book offers a comprehensive discussion of how green finance has been growing thus far and explores the opportunities and key developments ahead, with particular emphasis on Europe. The main features of the market, the key products, the issue of correctly defining green finance, the main policy actions undertaken, the risk of green washing and the necessary steps to mainstream green finance are discussed in depth. In addition, the book analyses some highly relevant aspects of the market that so

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  • Author : International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA
  • Publisher : International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Release Date : 2020-04-01
  • ISBN : 9789292602505
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This outlook highlights climate-safe investment options until 2050, policies for transition and specific regional challenges. It also explores options to eventually cut emissions to zero.

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  • Author : International Trade Centre
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2021-06-21
  • ISBN : 9789210057660
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The SME Competitiveness Outlook 2021 analyses how small businesses can rebuild from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic so they are better prepared to face the looming crisis of climate change. It provides a 20-point Green Recovery Plan to foster competitive, resilient and environmentally sustainable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The report finds that firms owned by women and young people were hurt more by the pandemic and are more vulnerable to future shocks, such those brought by a changing climate. It shows

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  • Publisher : CIFOR
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • ISBN : 9786023870790
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Constructive critique. This book provides a critical, evidence-based analysis of REDD+ implementation so far, without losing sight of the urgent need to reduce forest-based emissions to prevent catastrophic climate change. REDD+ as envisioned

Blockchain-Based Smart Grids

Blockchain-Based Smart Grids
  • Author : Miadreza Shafie-khah
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • ISBN : 9780128178638
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Blockchain-Based Smart Grids presents emerging applications of blockchain in electrical system and looks to future developments in the use of blockchain technology in the energy market. Rapid growth of renewable energy resources in power systems and significant developments in the telecommunication systems has resulted in new market designs being employed to cover unpredictable and distributed generation of electricity. This book considers the marriage of blockchain and grid modernization, and discusses the transaction shifts in smart grids, from centralized to peer-to-peer

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  • Author : Mark Van Rijmenam,Philippa Ryan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • ISBN : 9780429855559
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The internet was envisaged as a decentralised global network, but in the past 25 years it has come to be controlled by a few, very powerful, centralised companies. Blockchain is a technological paradigm shift that allows secure, reliable, and direct information transfer between individuals, organisations, and things, so that we can manage, verify, and control the use of our own data. Blockchain also offers a new opportunity for humanity to fix some major problems. It can authenticate data, manage its analysis,

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  • Author : Charis M. Galanakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-29
  • ISBN : 9780128214749
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Food Technology Disruptions covers the latest disruptions in the food industry, such as the Internet of Things, digital technologies, modern applications like 3D printing, bacterial sensors in food packaging, electronic noses for food authentication, and artificial intelligence. With additional discussions on innovative distribution and delivery of food and consumer acceptance of food disruptions, this book is an essential resource for food scientists, technologists, engineers, agriculturalists, chemists, product developers, researchers, academics and professionals working in the food industry. While innovations play

Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

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  • Author : Vikash Ramiah,Greg N. Gregoriou
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-28
  • ISBN : 9780128036464
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance

The use of financial concepts and tools to shape development is hardly new, but their recent adoption by advocates of sustainable environmental management has created opportunities for innovation in business and regulatory groups. The Handbook of Environmental and Sustainable Finance summarizes the latest trends and attitudes in environmental finance, balancing empirical research with theory and applications. It captures the evolution of environmental finance from a niche scholarly field to a mainstream subdiscipline, and it provides glimpses of future directions for

The Green New Deal

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  • Author : Jeremy Rifkin
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781250253217
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An urgent plan to confront climate change, transform the American economy, and create a green post-fossil fuel culture. A new vision for America’s future is quickly gaining momentum. Facing a global emergency, a younger generation is spearheading a national conversation around a Green New Deal and setting the agenda for a bold political movement with the potential to revolutionize society. Millennials, the largest voting bloc in the country, are now leading on the issue of climate change. While the

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  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • ISBN : 9784899742067
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Investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into their investment decisions. Currently, more than half of managed assets in Europe are linked to ESG factors, while in Japan, ESG investment has grown dramatically in recent years. In principle, ESG investment can help to bridge the gap between profit-driven investment and economic and social sustainability in Asia and the Pacific. However, a number of challenges, such as unclear and varied sustainable investment criteria, untested impacts on corporate value

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • ISBN : 9783030031527
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Risks and Uncertainties in Energy and Climate Policy

This open access book analyzes and seeks to consolidate the use of robust quantitative tools and qualitative methods for the design and assessment of energy and climate policies. In particular, it examines energy and climate policy performance and associated risks, as well as public acceptance and portfolio analysis in climate policy, and presents methods for evaluating the costs and benefits of flexible policy implementation as well as new framings for business and market actors. In turn, it discusses the development