How can financial markets help in the fight against climate change?

While it is clear that business-as-usual, high-carbon investment strategies will no longer work, the world needs to look at changes that can be induced via global financial markets, as well as by public policy. These changes can be achieved in three ways, writes UNEP Finance Initiative's Eric Usher.

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About the author

  • Eric Usher

    Eric Usher brings over 20 years of experience in the low carbon sectors, spanning commercialization of technology in Canada, an entrepreneurial venture in Morocco, and financial sector development across emerging markets. In 2014, he worked closely with UNEP FI in supporting the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in New York and specifically the launch of the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition.

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