Sustainable Investing

21st May 2023, 1:17 pm

Sustainable Investing

Private companies have a critical role to play in delivering a more sustainable and flourishing future - one aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We help in identifying a range of opportunities and risks for investors. Our team provides the expertise you need to achieve sustained returns from a tailored ESG and sustainability strategies. 

We identify investment opportunities with growth potential based on technology innovations, shifting your commitments and demands, and developing regulatory environments.

We conduct comprehensive due diligence on high-potential investments, integrating sustainability with sector expertise to define and evaluate drivers of risk and opportunity.

 

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Up-scaling Debt for Climate and Nature

One resounding message from COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh is that our global community must urgently move from “talking the talk” to “walking the walk” regarding climate finance. Globally, we are facing a triple crise of rising debt, climate change and rapid biodiversity loss. Debt for climate or nature swaps are a response to this in which a portion of a country’s external debt is relieved in exchange for domestic investments for the mitigation, adaptation, or resilience to climate cha

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Climate Finance: Innovative Financial Structure in Africa

In Africa, the amount of climate finance is dramatically falling short compared to the needs of the continent to implement Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs). The estimation reflects that USD 250 billion is required to be mobilized annually from 2020-2030, and this shall be provided by international public and private investors. While the exact annual climate finance mobilized reported in 2020 didn’t exceed USD 29.5 billion. Accordingly, a significantly higher level of investment

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Designing Sustainable Finance Taxonomies

Sustainable finance taxonomies can only be interoperable if their common design features are comparable. Alignment is a process that can be broken down to common features – and start on a small scale. The features of all taxonomies do not have to be identical. The agreement on overarching principles – e.g., taxonomies should be science based, dynamic and technology neutral – are the basis for all other elements to be interoperable. Interoperability is then achieved by agreeing on the sp

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Closing the Climate Action Gaps

Closing the gap on climate action starts with robust actions that policymakers and business leaders should take to help achieving a climate-resilient economy. However, Market volatility and geopolitical uncertainty threaten business leaders to prioritize climate commitments. Three main gaps shall be always on the table to be closed: Closing the ‘ambition gap’ which requires more ambitious targets on the national level. This can be achieved by strengthening the Nationally Determin