Today, the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets formally launched the Development & Implementation Phase, with a newly formed Advisory Board and three Working Groups. This is building on the significant progress made in the Design Phase, which culminated in the blueprint published on January 27th. Many of the participants from that phase will continue to play an active role over the coming months.
Today, following the release of the Principles for a U.S. Transition to a Sustainable Low-Carbon Economy by the U.S. Climate Finance Working Group, financial services leaders underscored the importance of a market-based policy framework to support a U.S. transition to a low-carbon economy.
Today the Institute of International Finance, as a member of the U.S. Climate Finance Working Group, published Principles for a U.S. Transition to a Sustainable Low-Carbon Economy.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) announced today the new IIF Future Leaders Class of 2021. Participants were nominated by their firms based on a track record of achievement within their institution and their potential, in the nominating institution’s view, to become a leader in global finance.
Today the Institute of International Finance (IIF)'s Board of Directors reaffirmed their commitment to financing a climate-resilient future, and called for reliable, easily accessible and comparable datasets, metrics, methodologies, standards and frameworks to ensure that climate-related risks are appropriately managed and disclosed. To help advance these important goals, the Board of Directors has also published 10 recommendations for international regulators and policymakers.
Today the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and Deloitte UK published findings of a global survey of sustainability professionals and other senior executives about the role of Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs) in addressing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) imperative.
Today, the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets published its blueprint on creating a large-scale, transparent carbon credit trading market. To limit atmospheric warming to 1.5°C, the world must halve existing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Every business needs to adjust its business model and develop credible transition plans.
Today the Institute of International Finance (IIF) released the following statement upon the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA) which includes important reforms concerning beneficial ownership, transparency and AML/CFT effectiveness.
The Institute of International Finance today released the following statement from IIF President and CEO Tim Adams after reports that former Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen has been chosen as President-elect Biden’s Treasury Secretary nominee.
Today the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets published a public Consultation Document, providing an opportunity for stakeholders across the carbon markets value-chain to submit input on the Taskforce’s recommended blueprint to build a fully functional voluntary carbon market.
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