Green Economy

June 23, 2017

Apple issues $1 billion green bond in pursuit of 100% renewables

On Tuesday 13 June, Apple issued a $1 billion green bond to further its goal of running 100 per cent of its operations on renewable energy. […]
May 20, 2017

G20 Leaders Welcome “Green Finance” in Summit Communiqué PRESS RELEASE

Green finance is vital to a green future, and we at UN Environment are proud to build on our work in this area in supporting the […]
April 21, 2017

WORLD GREEN ECONOMY LEADERS LOOK FOR WAYS TO SPARK A NEW GREEN REVOLUTION – AND SET A PATH TO THE 2030 AGENDA

Pictured (left to right): Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment; Edna Molewa, Min. of Env., South Africa; Barbara Hendricks, Min. of Env., Germany; Karolina Skog, Min. of […]
March 11, 2017

Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance

The Green Digital Finance Alliance is committed to driving forward such changes through market innovation, collaborative action and increased public’s awareness of sustainable development and green […]
February 9, 2017

New York Pension Fund Joins Multi-Billion-Dollar International Investors to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Fund joins a coalition of 28 international investors controlling over $3 trillion in assets January 24, 2017 – In the latest demonstration of institutional asset owners’ commitment […]