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This video describes the view of the United States on climate change, as U.S. President Barack Obama announces that the country will host the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial in 2016.

Source: Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)
Date: May 2015

This report describes how (1) voluntary sustainability standards have grown rapidly in number and importance in global commodity markets over the past decade and (2) the growth is occurring in parallel with growing recognition of the importance of economic drivers in implementing sustainable deve

Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Date: January 2014

According to the authors of this report, the Paris agreement on climate change opened nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030.

Source: International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
Date: November 2016

This report outlines best practices for achieving sustainable private sector markets that are effective in reducing energy demand.

Source: Carbon Trust
Date: December 2016

This white paper is part of Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in 2014.

Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature & USAID
Date: November 2014

This handbook is designed to be a user-friendly guide rather than a technical compendium or comprehensive collection of relevant legislation. The focus is on national legislation, but the report encompasses national constitutional provisions, regulations and state and local laws.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2007

In this report, data shows that in certain circumstances, micro hydro power can be more appropriate and profitable than other energy supply options.

Source: United Kingdom Department for International Development, The World Bank
Date: March 2000

This Clean Energy Canada website provides users with a list of public and private financing entities that support clean energy technologies.

Source: Government of Canada

The United States Export-Import Bank offers financing solutions (i.e., working capital, export-credit insurance, loan guarantees, direct loans) for renewable energy and environmental exports, helping U.S.

Source: United States Export-Import Bank
Date: November 2011

The premise of this report is that, while most finance for low carbon solutions will likely come from the private sector, public funding can play a key role in mobilizing and leveraging private capital.

Source: United Nations
Date: January 2008