Finance Taskforce

Delivering on the SDGs and the commitments under the Paris Agreement requires mobilizing and shifting trillions of public and private capital. To achieve low carbon and climate resilient sustainable development, Finance Taskforce is engaged in policy research and recommendations as well as capacity building. Specific areas are responsible investment (ESG investment etc.), financing options, financial disclosure on climate-related risks, responses to business opportunities, and financial flows regarding SDGs.

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On 27 May 2021, the European Union (EU) and Japan announced a Green Alliance to accelerate their respective transition towards a climate-neutral, circular and resource-efficient economy over the coming decades. The alliance is the first of its...
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